Robin writes:
 > > Wasn't a release programmed on December 1st? I think it is already
 > > December 2nd here. A new release will somehow stop these (those?) guys
 > > from this kind of theoretical philosophy, I think ;)
 > the documentation can be read to imply that releases are _at most_
 > every six months.
 > do we actually _require_ a release? -- there hasn't been much in the
 > bugs database...

i don't expect the release to be around before late jan. the latex2e
release dates have been always just nominal dates --- i think we never
made it on time and this time we will be pretty late.

and yes there will be a release (though without many changes) but
there are still a few things to sort out (and no time for it)