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There are several problems that have been fixed since 7.x-2.5 release. It would be nice to get a 7.x-2.6 released. To do that we need to do two things: identify any last bugs to fix before that AND confirm that the latest 7.x-2.x-dev works well.
high-ish priority bugs/features to consider committing
In terms of giving confidence that 7.x-2.x-dev is working...there's currently only 16 users of the dev according to the usage page so it would be great if folks could comment here with feedback of whether they are using the dev and if it's working.