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Has QGIS 1.7 been released as a stable version yet?

I see on the QGIS site the windows download on the is still referring to 1.6 and the OSGEO4W install has 1.6.0-7 as the stable release.

I had seen some links here and here among others which referred to March/April for a release. I'm not unhappy with the timeline, I'm just curious that I might have missed something.

Thanks

Ando

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This question is too ephemeral. In days or weeks it will be meaningless. It would be better discussed in chat. –  matt wilkie Jun 19 '11 at 20:53
    
Apologies. I'll take note for future questions. –  Ando Jun 19 '11 at 23:51
    
s'alright ;-) in the grand scheme it's a small misstep –  matt wilkie Jun 20 '11 at 16:47
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No QGIS 1.7 is not out yet as a proper release. There will be a release very soon.

The release was delayed as the development team moved over to using Git for version control and the idea was also to use a new bug tracking platform before the release, however the new bug tracking is going to wait until after the release as everyone has been busy.

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Sweet.....I wasn't sure if I was looking in the wrong places. –  Ando Jun 2 '11 at 1:12
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The mailing lists are the best place to keep up to speed with what is happening. –  Nathan W Jun 2 '11 at 1:28
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For OSGeo4W "1.6.0-7" means version 1.6.0, package version 7. For example (and more info):

OSGeo4w package naming

If you are keen to try out the development snapshot, you can install qgis-dev, but it isn't stable.

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QGIS Version 1.7.0 'Wroclaw' is released today i.e, on 19 June 2011.Here is the News. You can download it here

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