After months of beta testing, the team (plus an army of volunteers) have finally been able to reduce the number of critical bugs for Drupal 7 to zero which usually means that a CMS/blog platform is ready for prime time (after the release candidate anyways).
Instead of phasing the platform out of beta however, the team has decided to send Drupal for another round of testing.
As of today, Drupal 7’s critical issue queue has reached 0. A huge thanks to the tremendous effort of hundreds of people who have helped bring us to this momentous milestone!
By traditional definition, we should be entering release candidate phase. However, while we have been focused on smashing criticals, we have accumulated a “major” issue queue that’s currently 5 pages long, and have been neglecting to prepare for string freeze, which happens at RC1. (Official Drupal Blog) [Read more…]