Will There be an Beta 7?

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  1. whiteshadoww macrumors regular

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    My first year as a developer so not sure we have ever gone from a beta with clear issues (iOS Beta 6) to a GM. Has this happened in the past or has the last Beta before GM been 99% perfect?
     
  2. zbarvian macrumors 68010

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    Wait and see. I'd personally be shocked if there wasn't another beta.
     
  3. Tyler23 macrumors 603

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    Even GMs are never 100% perfect. That's why there are point releases (6.0.1, 6.1, etc..).

    As of now, we have no idea if there will be a beta 7. I hope so, and I hope it comes soon, but for all we know we could get nothing until the GM around September 10th. So all we can do is wait and see.
     
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  5. C DM macrumors Penryn

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    Did the other beta release threads not address this kind of question somehow?
     
  6. Gogurt48 macrumors 6502a

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    At least we know we aren't going to have to wait more than three more weeks for an update. Of course, I hope there's a beta 7 and that it arrives soon. Today would be nice. :)
     
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    there has to be a Beta 7. 6 is still crashing in settings and other places sometimes.
     
  10. Paddle1 macrumors 68000

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    It's "a" beta, not "an" beta. And I think there will be one.
     
  11. ionjohn macrumors 65816

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    In the past years, the GM build was the same as the release build so yeah we might have to wait until 7.01 or 7.1 to get rid of all bugs
     
  12. Tyler23 macrumors 603

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    Yes, I know that the GM is the release build. What I'm saying is that even the version that's released is never perfect, that's why there are further updates to the OS as time goes on. Even these updates can still have bugs.
     
  13. nikicampos macrumors 6502a

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    Mmm no, there's never a version that gets rid of all bugs, even 6.1.4 has some, so yeah, some versions are more stable than others but never bug free.
     
  14. ionjohn macrumors 65816

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    Yeah well there'll always be bugs in a OS but I meant it'll be mostly stable by 7.01
     
  15. fark macrumors regular

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    Of course they did. What's your point? :D
     
  16. nikicampos macrumors 6502a

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    It's pretty stable right now (beta 6) so when the public release comes out it'll be even more stable, and remember the debug code that slows down betas, so it'll be faster.
     
  17. jbenkelman macrumors 6502

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    I don't think I am ready for the fun of the beta cycle to be over. Bring on beta 7 so we can enjoy it one last time this cycle!
     
  18. WJKramer macrumors 6502

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    Do I smell a beta in the air? Any chance we will see one in 15 mins?
     
  19. Mabus51 macrumors 6502

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    One would hope. But I seriously doubt it. I think :apple: will make us wait for GM release now.
     
  20. C DM macrumors Penryn

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    Going to be asking the same thing 24 hours from now?
     
  21. nikicampos macrumors 6502a

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    By now it's pretty hard to tell unless someone has insider information, beta 6 can easily be the one previous the GM.

    Of course anyone can guess it right, but I don't think anyone is willing to bet all their money on an exact date.
     
  22. Gogurt48 macrumors 6502a

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    Well, it's almost 1:00 Eastern time. Who's up for a nice steaming cup of disappointment?
     
  23. WJKramer macrumors 6502

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    I know....lets ask BGR.com!
     
  24. Tyler23 macrumors 603

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    Every day something new gives me hope..Today, it's that Mavericks DP 6 was released last night, and Mavericks DPs and iOS 7 betas have usually been pushed simultaneous days.

    Of course, I'm fully prepared for disappointment..but we'll see.
     
  25. Orlandoech macrumors 68040

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    Beta 6 has significant bugs with settings, safari and messages apps crashing.
     
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