Is Panda no longer the Bear beta?!

Not really. Panda was announced as test for the new ‘editor’ only. Its on the site:

Panda is an alpha version of the new Editor coming in Bear 2.0. For now, it’s separate from Bear and won’t touch any existing notes.

After thorough testing of the editor part, it was time to test the other functions in combination with the new editor. So then Bear 2.0 beta was announced on the forum under ‘updates’ catgory: