[Vincent Lefevre] > I disagree. If the freeze occurred only once (almost) all RC bugs > were fixed, there would be (almost) no delay. I suspect that the > length of the freeze is due to the fact that the freeze occurred > while too many RC bugs were already open. Agreed: in July 2012, many - too many - RC bugs were already open. So when, in your estimation, would have been a better time to freeze?