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 Trac 0.8 'Qualia' Release Notes
 ==============================
-Nov 15, 2004
+Nov 17, 2004
 
-Edgewall Software proudly announces the immediate availability of our latest
-release, Trac 0.8 'Qualia'.
+Edgewall Software presents, our latest release - Trac 0.8 'Qualia'.
 
-Trac is a minimalistic web-based software project management and bug/issue
-tracking system. It provides an interface to the Subversion revision control
-systems, an integrated wiki, flexible issue tracking and convenient report
-facilities.
+Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system, integrated with
+Subversion, for software development projects. Trac uses a minimalistic
+approach to web-based software project management. Our mission is simple; to
+help developers write great software while staying out of the way. Trac should
+impose as little as possible on a team's established development process and
+policies.
 
 Trac allows wiki markup in issue descriptions and commit messages, creating
 links and useful structure between bugs, tasks, changesets, files and wiki
 
 What's New
 ----------
-0.8 'Qualia' is the eagerly awaited new release of Trac that brings the 
-largest number of improvements yet. It marks a big step towards the big '1.0', 
-some of the biggest changes being the introduction of a new Roadmap module and
-a user interface for custom ticket queries.
+0.8 'Qualia', a much delayed release of Trac brings the largest number of
+improvements yet. It marks a big step towards the big '1.0' -
+some of the biggest changes being the new Roadmap module and a user interface
+for custom ticket queries.
 
-A summary of major changes for this release:
+A brief summary of major changes for this release:
 
  * Revised database format. (Requires manual upgrade, see the UPGRADE file).
  * Support for custom ticket properties.
 
 About Edgewall
 --------------
-Edgewall Software is an independent software development company specialized
-in Linux and open source technologies. Edgewall provides software development
-capabilities and consultancy to clients worldwide, on both short term basis
-and in long term strategic partnerships.
+Edgewall is a highly experienced team of software developers specializing in
+emerging internet and web technologies.
+
+We build professional, innovative and creative solutions for the web based on
+open source components, operating systems and frameworks.
 
 Specific areas of expertise include:
 
 support the project. Also our thanks to all people providing feedback and bug
 reports that helps us make Trac better, easier to use and more effective.
 
-Without your invaluable help, Trac would not evolve. Thank you.
+Without your invaluable help, Trac would not evolve. Thank you all.
 
-Finally, we hope Trac will prove itself useful to like-minded programmers
-around the world, and that this release will prove an improvement over the
-last.
+Finally, we offer hope that Trac will prove itself useful to like-minded
+programmers around the world, and that this release will prove an improvement
+over the last version.
 
 Please let us know. :-)
 
 Copyright (c) 2004 Edgewall Software
 Edgewall Software - Professional GNU/Linux & Open Source Consulting
 <http://www.edgewall.com/>
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