The 16.09 release cycle started in July 2016.
|Start of release cycle||2016-07-22|
|Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period||2016-08-30|
|Hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release||2016-09-13|
|Release candidate 1/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date||2016-09-27 EOD|
|16.09 release|| |
Delayed to include fix for CVE-2016-7795