This marks an acceleration of the release cycle, which in the past has meant Apple is nearing release.
No new features have as yet surfaced on the 10.3.2 release cycle, suggesting its a bug fix and performance-centric update.
The 10.13.1 cycle of developer betas include the same new emojis being introduced in iOS 11.1, as well as a fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit.
All of the releases come just a few days after the release of the .0 releases of those operating systems.
Unless a significant issue is found, macOS High Sierra 10.13 GM candidate (17A362a) will likely be the last release before the September 25th launch.
Friday’s release accelerates an already accelerated release cycle, as the last round of developer betas hit just four days ago.
Apple is using each release to squash bugs, tweak the interface, and try different approaches in new features.
Monday’s release continues an accelerated release cycle, as the last round of developer betas hit just one week ago.
Monday’s release represents an accelerated release cycle, as the last round of developer betas hit just one week ago.