This new version of Drupal is a maintenance release of the Drupal 7 series. Includes bug fixes and small API/feature improvements only (no major, non-backwards-compatible new functionality).
Drupal 7.98 Release (drupal.org)
No security fixes are included in this release.
Changes have been made to default.settings.php. More details in the Change Records for major changes below.
No changes have been made to .htaccess, web.config or robots.txt files in this release, so upgrading custom versions of those files is not necessary.
Major changes in 7.98: