In a sense, stable 0.5 already is out---it's been almost a whole week since
rc3 was released, yet there are only a couple of patches in the queue for
That's hardly anything compared to previous weeks (compare https://github.com/
JuliaLang/julia/pull/18156), and the best sign that rc4 will likely be the
last of the rcs and morph into the final release.
No promises, of course, but the bottom line is that even if there are more rcs
than currently anticipated, rc3 is ready for widespread use.