Hope it's OK for me to post this here.
The current timetable for the release of MythTV 0.27 is:
alpha July 21th Only bug fixes
* Soft freeze for translatable strings. *
beta August 3rd Only critical bug fixes allowed after this date.
rc0 August 10th Release Candidate. If critical bug fix required, we will cut new rc and wait another week.
* Hard freeze for translatable strings. *
rc1-x As needed
release RC becomes release when no bug fix required for
As always these dates are subject to change if the resolution of some critical/blocker bugs needed it.
Nicolas MythTV developer "