New Release Candidate (Version 8.0)

The first release candidate for the next major release (version 8.0) is ready. We invite the community to try it out, for instance on the Delphinet test network and report issues on Gitlab. Full changelog and update instructions are available on the version 8 release page. The Git tag for this release candidate is v8.0-rc1 and the corresponding commit hash is c90787b9f306b0013e2bc14a89094c7d9e9eae3c .