An unexpected 3.9-rc8 is out, with 3.9 expected in around a week.. This time, I’ll just wait for the ‘Final’, in a week or so..
''Yes, I was really hoping (and originally planning) to release 3.9 final this weekend, but we had enough issues that I just didn't feel comfy about it. It was borderline, and none of the issues were huge, and maybe I could have called this just 3.9 and opened the merge window, but hey, another week won't hurt. ...... ''
Robert Gadsdon. April 22, 2013.