We are making pretty good progress towards a 1.8 beta release. A late breaking forum post revealed some bugs with the sql upgrade script. Once we are done with testing that issue, we should be pretty close to announcing a beta candidate for 1.8.
Overall things are looking pretty good with this release. We do think that having more people download and test the beta will allow us to have a quality final release. We are pleased with the quality of the 1.7...Read more