The v2020pre release cycle started in October 2019.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2019-10-01
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2019-11-08
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2019-11-15
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2019-11-27
RC testing 2019-11-27..2019-12-05
v2020pre release 2019-12-06

If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. This would delay the release, which would be reflected on this page.

See also