Zaptel 1.4.0 stability issues

I haven’t been convinced to upgrade to 1.4 yet with the numerous problems that have been posted with no resolution. Here are some examples: … 8f40142d00 … 01488.html

I understand it is the holiday season. From a software release point of view, has anyone got an opinion as to the best/worst times to release software for consideration of the end users.

Happy New Year!!