The v2021dev3 release cycle started in July 2020.

Milestone Date
Start of release cycle 2020-07-01
Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2020-09-02
Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2020-09-09
Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2020-09-16
RC testing 2020-09-17..23
v2021dev3 release 2020-09-24

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