This release will use R-3.1.0 (Spring Dance).
All packages conform to Bioconductor guidelines.
Deadline for .db0 packages to be available for developers.
Bioconductor Feature Freeze (beta): no API changes to BioC.
Deadline for packages passing R CMD build and check without warning. Some warnings will be accepted, clarification on the bioc-devel mailing list.
Stop release (BioC 2.13) builds. Commits to this branch will be disabled.
Deadline for annotation package contributors to upload updated packages.
Bioconductor release candidate. Package maintainers should limit changes to "show-stopper" bugs and documentation improvements.
Annotation data packages finalized.
Package NEWS files updated. Latest NEWS will be collated and included in release announcement.
Creation of the BioC 2.14 release branch. Development can resume on trunk, but changes will not be part of the release.
Build final release repositories.
Test install scripts, GUI installation.
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