Update RELEASE_CHECKLIST with updated instructions and open development branch again.
Removed FreeCode text (it's deprecated) and add the push to GH and BB.
Bumped release to 1.7, added final touches to Changelog.
Add to the release procedure the update to the private APT repo. Sigh.
Add a section in the release procedure to create a zip file as well.
Added a line to create the .tar.gz automatically.
Updated release instructions.
Updated changelog and release instructions.
Added a release checklist based on Inguma's.