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-South's current release is :ref:`0.8.
2 <0-8- 2-release-notes>`.
+South's current release is :ref:`0.8. <0-8--release-notes>`.
There are a few different ways to install South:
+This is the third bugfix release in the 0.8 series.
+Major changes are outlined below. A full list of changes can be found on
+`the repository <https://bitbucket.org/andrewgodwin/south/commits/all/>`_.
+Please note that the 0.8.x series is the last major release branch of South 1;
+it will be superceded by South 2 in the coming months, which will be a
+forwards-compatable backport of the new Django 1.7 migrations code for Django
+1.4, 1.5 and 1.6. A full migration path will, of course, be provided.
+A couple of issues with Django 1.6 have been fixed (including bad error
+handling and a loaddata incompatability)
+Timezone-aware DateTimeFields no longer issue warnings
+Migrations now import datetime from a special South module which provides
+the correct tz-aware or tz-naive version.
+A couple of issues fixed, including double-indexing errors, and correct
+persistence of non-unique indexes across ALTERs.
+The new localflavor fields are automatically accepted by the introspector.
+Foreign keys are now updated during an alter_column call.
+A couple of small fixes and documentation patch-ups.
South - Useable migrations for Django apps
"Andrew Godwin <email@example.com>",
"Andy McCurdy <firstname.lastname@example.org>"