- Testing to verify everything works in this new system and fixing bugs. Download alpha1 here .
- Updating version number in your Project Overview (if changed), and possibly mention a new feature or two. Doc howtos .
- Re-running the Quickstart and ensure each step is still valid, and screenshots match the implementation.
- Updating status of the Project Overview and Quickstart to "8.0draft" in our status sheet. 
- 27 July 2014 Alpha4 released . Please verify all applications work and fix bugs.
- 03 August 2014 Beta1 release - start taking screen shots with new background.
- 07 August 2014 Community Testing Sprint (UAT).
- 07 August 2014 English docs complete.
- 14 August 2014 Translations complete.
- 17 August 2014 OSGeo-Live 8.0 sent to the printers.