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Does anyone here know when OpenLayers 2.12 is likely to become a Stable release rather than a release candidate, it contains so many handy performance and user interface improvements that I really want to get it into our application but me and my colleagues are (only slightly) hesistant about using a release candidate and would rather use a stable release.

If its going to be ages or unknown then I'll probably just use the release candidate I am using for developement (I think its rc-8) as it seems perfectly stable, just wondered if the community had any idea!

Thanks!

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If it is perfectly stable, why not just use it? At rc-8, I cannot think it has anything big that needs fixing... –  Ragi Yaser Burhum Jun 25 '12 at 15:31
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In addition to Ragi Yaser Burhum's comment, I would add, there only appears to be one ticket open which relates to URL handling with Internet Explorer 10 (which is only in public beta). Open Layers development tickets... –  DMan Jun 25 '12 at 16:17
    
@RagiYaserBurhum I thought the same to be honest, but others were a bit hesistant, and since we are in a Local Governement environment we'll likely get our heads bitten off if it fails! –  Rob Quincey Jun 26 '12 at 8:23
    
@DMan Nice spot, I'd been following the OpenLayers project on GitHub but didn't realise they had trac as well, that'll be handy! Cheers! –  Rob Quincey Jun 26 '12 at 8:24

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Final 2.12 release was announced today.

http://trac.osgeo.org/openlayers/wiki/Release/2.12/Announce/Final

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Btw, I'm just a (very) active user and monitor the timeline (trac.osgeo.org/openlayers/timeline) for updates frequently. I'm not associated with the core OL team. –  Vadim Jun 27 '12 at 21:55
    
Nice spot, I'll be bookmarking that for the future. Cheers! –  Rob Quincey Jun 28 '12 at 8:25

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