Docs Team Update for 11/26

It’s been a pretty quiet week for the docs team. However, there are a few things to note:

WordPress 3.5 Codex Updates: I’ve created a task list of things that need to be updated in the Codex once 3.5 arrives, and will try to encourage people to work through the items. It’d be great if someone from the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team could tell me if you use the needs codex tag in tracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. to flag things that need to be updated in the Codex, or is there another way that you communicate what needs to be updated?

Handbooks: Work on the handbooks is slowly ongoing. I’m going to the mobile chat this week to chat to Isaac and the mobile team about what they need. If anyone else wants me to to that just email me or pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” me on Skype. We have around 43 volunteers so far, with people from most of the main contributor groups. The real work with start in the New Year. There’s not a huge amount of point starting before Christmas.

I’m not sure if we need a separate docs chat so unless @ipstenu wants rid of us, we’ll keep in with the support chat. This should help to encourage discussion between support and docs, which is important.