WordPress – Twenty Fifteen theme is now in /trunk


With r29892 the first pass at our new default theme, Twenty Fifteen, is in core. While a lot of hard work has gone into it already it won’t be complete without your help. Check it out and do your best to twist it, bend it, and break it everywhere you can — especially on your favourite and least favourite mobile devices. Every tester, and every ticket, helps get us closer to an amazing theme for 2015.

If you’d like to help out with fixing some of those bugs in all those tickets, patches welcome. :) And we’ll be going over everything Twenty Fifteen in IRC, every Tuesday at 15:30 UTC, in #wordpress-dev. Come hang out with us and squash some bugs.

Source: Make.WordPress.org

Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye

I loved you in the morning
Our kisses deep and warm
Your hair upon the pillow
Like a sleepy golden storm

Yes, many loved before us
I know that we are not new
In city and in forest
They smiled like me and you

But now it’s come to distances
And both of us must try
Your eyes are soft with sorrow
Hey, that’s no way to say goodbye

I’m not looking for another
As I wander in my time
Walk me to the corner
Our steps will always rhyme
You know my love goes with you
And your love stays with me

It’s just the way it changes
Like the shorelines and the sea
But let’s not talk of love or chains
And things we can’t untie

Your eyes are soft with sorrow
Hey, that’s no way to say goodbye

I loved you in the morning
Our kisses deep and warm
Your hair upon the pillow
Like a sleepy golden storm
Yes many loved before us
I know that we are not new
In city and in forest
They smiled like me and you

But let’s not talk of love or chains
And things we can’t untie
Your eyes are soft with sorrow
Hey, that’s no way to say goodbye
Goodbye…

New Hardware Fix

I’m not excited by new technology. I don’t “need” the latest hardware. I’m excited by the possibilities new tech offers.

Personally, I’m more intrigued by the $60 unlocked Firefox OS device than any iOS 8 or Android 4.4 device.

Open Source is a philosophy, not a sales pitch for a bad UX app-focused walled garden ecosystem.

To the Young Gods

With their whole existence
Still in front of them
Time stops
At their dance

With the weight of the world
In their every breath
They can tear down
Rebuild again
Or addify
The lie
We cry

When the old Gods
Meet the new
And begin to die

The time is now
The time is not
Ours anymore

It belongs to a new
Warrior with the forward thrusting
Spear

Carrying life into the abyss
With it
And into a new
Soul

Like an anchor
Pulling us all forward

I throw mine into the abyss
And see if I’ve gone far enough
Will it bounce back?

Young Gods
When it is your time
Remember the old Greek adage
On infinity:

Go as far as you can
And when you can go no further
Throw your spear forward
If it goes forward
You have not reached the end
If it bounces back
There is more on the other side

Close your eyes. Imagine you’re somewhere special and you’re doing something that makes you happy. Now think of someone with you – someone who calms and soothes you. Who do you want that to be? This person is going to help you through this task. With this person beside you, you can accomplish anything. Lovingly, they call out your name and are smiling at you. Open your eyes. Who is it?

Rain

I opened my eyes
And looked up at the rain,
And it dripped in my head
And flowed into my brain,
And all that I hear as I lie in my bed
Is the slishity-slosh of the brain in my head.

I step very softly,
I walk very slow,
I can’t do a handstand–
I might overflow,
So pardon the wild crazy things I just said–
I’m just not the same since there’s rain in my head.

Shel Silverstein,
Where the Sidewalk Ends,
1974