[wp-hackers] 2.2 release

Mark Jaquith mark.wordpress at txfx.net
Thu Apr 19 07:22:34 GMT 2007

On Apr 18, 2007, at 1:59 PM, Matt Mullenweg wrote:

> Let's create a 2.2 branch and start removing the current tagging  
> implementation. I'll announce on my blog that 2.2 will be delayed.
> Based on how long it takes to extract and test a tag-free 2.2 we'll  
> aim for either the 30th or May 7th best case, depending on how many  
> people help out with the process. Ryan will also look at bringing  
> back widgets as an easy, tested, and already-popular feature that  
> will sex up the release.
> I think trunk should start experimenting with the new taxonomy  
> proposal on the list, which has the potential to do some really  
> neat things, but I think it's also going to introduce a lot of  
> complexity and need testing beyond the window for 2.2. Pushing it  
> to 2.3 will allow it more breathing room and for us not to rush a  
> pretty critical building block of WP going forward.

I think this is the right decision.  My wedding preparations may get  
in the way of me helping out towards the end of the 2.2 cycle, but  
I'll be back in the saddle to get our new taxonomy system up at the  
start of the 2.3 cycle.

Mark Jaquith

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