-Welcome to Jython 2.5.3b3
+Welcome to Jython 2.5.3rc1
-This is the third beta release of the 2.5.3 version of Jython
-Please see the NEWS file for detailed release notes.
-The release was compiled on Ubuntu with JDK 6 and requires JDK 5 to run.
+This is the first release candidate of the 2.5.3 version of Jython.
+Thanks to Adconion Media Group (http://www.adconion.com/) for sponsoring this
+release, and thanks to all who contribute to Jython. Please see the NEWS file
+for detailed release notes. The release was compiled on Ubuntu with JDK 6 and
Please try this out and report any bugs at http://bugs.jython.org.