We’re on track to release Version 0.6 in time for PyCon (which is three weeks away), though we may get there by slapping the word “beta” after the “0.6” :-). Lots of bugs are being fixed; the ticketing system and milestone display are seeing significant re-work; and we’re cleaning up code (e.g., pulling Javascript out of HTML pages and putting it in separate files, doing better error reporting). More importantly (at least for me), our work now has a rhythm: stuff is going up on ReviewBoard, getting checked, and getting committed on a pretty regular basis. We do have a couple of big things to worry about—grabbing IRC messages sometimes puts a strangely high load on the CPU, for example, and the search index file sometimes locks up—but we’re getting there.

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