Release Plan 3.6

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Detailed schedule for the 3.6 release. The page mentions weeks instead of exact dates, please read explanation on the overall release plan page.

3.6.0 release

include features from master
event date
Alpha(1..)n[1] Week 22, May 28 - Jun 3, 2012
Hard feature freezed & branched libreoffice-3-6 Week 23, Jun 4 - Jun 10, 2012
Beta1 Week 23, Jun 4 - Jun 10, 2012
Beta2 Week 25, Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2012
Hard English string & UI freeze Week 27, Jul 2, Jul 8, 2012
Beta3 Week 27, Jul 2, Jul 8, 2012
RC1 Week 28, Jul 9 - Jul 15, 2012
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-0 Week 29, Jul 16 - Jul 22, 2012
RC2 Week 29, Jul 16 - Jul 22, 2012
RC3 Week 30, Jul 23 - Jul 29, 2012
RC4 Week 31, Jul 30 - Aug 5, 2012
Release 3.6.0 Week 32, Aug 6 - Aug 12, 2012

3.6.1 release

only important bug fixes, and l10n improvements
event date
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-1 Week 33, Aug 13 - Aug 19, 2012
RC1 Week 33, Aug 13 - Aug 19, 2012
RC2 Week 34, Aug 20 - Aug 26, 2012
Release 3.6.1 Week 35, Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2012

3.6.2 release

only important bug fixes, and l10n improvements
event date
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-2 Week 37, Sep 10 - Sep 16, 2012
RC1 Week 37, Sep 10 - Sep 16, 2012
RC2 Week 39, Sep 24 - Sep 30, 2012
Release 3.6.2 Week 40, Oct 1 - Oct 7, 2012

3.6.3 release

only important bug fixes, and l10n improvements
event date
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-3 Week 41, Oct 8 - Oct 14, 2012
RC1 Week 41, Oct 8 - Oct 14, 2012
RC2 Week 43, Oct 22 - Oct 28, 2012
Release 3.6.3 Week 44, Oct 29 - Nov 4, 2012

3.6.4 release

only important bug fixes, and l10n improvements
event date
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-4 Week 46, Nov 12 - Nov 18, 2012
RC1 Week 46, Nov 12 - Nov 18, 2012
RC2 skipped
RC3 Week 48, Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2012
Release 3.6.4 Week 49, Dec 3 - Dec 9, 2012

3.6.5 release

only important bug fixes, and l10n improvements
event date
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-5 Week 3, Jan 14 - Jan 20, 2013
RC1 Week 3, Jan 14 - Jan 20, 2013
Release 3.6.5[2] Week 5, Jan 28 - Feb 3, 2013

3.6.6 release

only important bug fixes, and l10n improvements
event date
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-6 Week 12, Mar 18 - Mar 24, 2013
RC1 Week 12, Mar 18 - Mar 24, 2013
RC2 Week 14, Apr 1 - Apr 7, 2013
Release 3.6.6 Week 15, Apr 8 - Apr 14, 2013

3.6.7 release

only important bug fixes, and l10n improvements
event date
Hard code freeze & branch libreoffice-3-6-7 Week 26, Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2013
RC1 Week 26, Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2013
RC2 Week 28, Jul 8 - Jul 14, 2013
Release 3.6.7 Week 29, Jul 15 - Jul 21, 2013

End of Life

No further patches will be accepted for the release
event date
End of Life August 15, 2013
  1. http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/libreoffice/2011-December/021962.html
  2. If a blocker is found in 3.6.5-rc1, do 3.6.5-rc2 during week 6 and delay the whole release by two weeks