Tide Chat Summary: February 5th

This post summarizes the Tide chat meeting from February 5th in the #tide SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel (agenda, Slack archive).

Reminder that the current Tide focus is integrating PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. Compatibility data from Tide into WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/.  Once PHP Compatibility is integrated into WordPress.org, we’ll assess the next focus to provide the biggest impact to the community.


  • @valendesigns reviewing wptide#173 and docs#19 to merge into 1.0.0-beta2
  • Otherwise looking to complete work on the failed tests in pkg before cutting the 1.0.0-beta2 release
  • If you have PRs you’re working on, let us know so we can try and get them into 1.0.0-beta2

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General announcements

  • We continue to search for folks with Go and/or Google Cloud Platform experience to help finish off items for Tide 1.0.0, so please reach out if you’re available… thanks!

Next meeting

The next meeting will take place on February 12, 2019 at 20:00 UTC in the #tide Slack channel.  Please feel free to drop in with any updates or questions.  If you have items to discuss but cannot make the meeting, please leave a comment on this post so that we can take them into account.

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