I'm happy to announce that Rails 3.0.7.rc1 has been pushed to rubygems.
## Release Candidate: What does it mean?
The release candidate is very similar to what we will actually release
for version 3.0.7.
The reason that we release an RC is so that the community can have a
chance to postpone or veto commits that have happened between the
previous version and the version we're about to release.
We are asking you (yes you!) to *try out* the release candidate. If
something that changed between 3.0.6 and this release candidate breaks
your application, we want to know about it!
## How do I try it out?
Simply update your Gemfile to point at the rails version "3.0.7.rc1",
then `bundle install`.
## Where can I see a list of Changes?
Either look at the CHANGELOG in each particular project on
[github](https://github.com/rails/rails/tree/3-0-7), *or* check out
the handy [compare
Again, per project changelogs:
*or* compare view:
## Something is broken, what should I do?
Email the [rails core mailing
at let us know about the problem! We will discuss the problem and how to handle
it before the final version is pushed.
## When will the final version be released?
Unless there are problems found in the RC, we will release the final version
no less than 72 hours from *now*.
If there are problems found in the RC, we will release another RC and give the
community another chance to test before releasing.
## In closing
Remember, this is *your* chance to veto / postpone our release.
Please take advantage of this opportunity! We do not want to break
The best we can do is ask for help!
Thanks to everyone.