+This is the 11th status update about our work on the `py3k branch`_, which we
+can work on thanks to all of the people who donated_ to the `py3k proposal`_.
+Here's some highlights of the progress made since the previous update:
+* PyPy py3k now matches CPython 3's hash code for
+* Various outstanding unicode identifier related issues were
+ resolved. E.g. test_importlib/pep263/ucn/unicode all now fully pass. Various
+ usage of identifiers (in particular type and module names) have been fixed to
+ handle non-ascii names -- mostly around display of reprs and exception
+* The unicodedata database has been upgraded to 6.0.0.
+* Windows support has greatly improved, though it could still use some more
+ help (but so does the default branch to a certain degree).
+* Probably the last of the parsing related bugs/features have been taken care
+* Of course various other smaller miscellaneous fixes
+This leaves the branch w/ only about 5 outstanding failures of the stdlib test
+ 1 failing test about containment of floats in collections.
+ Various failures: requires some bytes/str changes among other things (Manuel
+ Jacob's has some progress on this on the `py3k-memoryview branch`_)
+ 1 or more tests deadlock on some platforms
+* test_sys and test_threading
+ 2 failing tests for the New GIL's new API
+Probably the biggest feature left to tackle is the New GIL.
+We're now pretty close to pushing an initial release. We had planned for one
+around PyCon, but having missed that we've put some more effort into the branch
+to provide a more fully-fledged initial release.
+Thanks to the following for their contributions: Manuel Jacob, Amaury Forgeot
+d'Arc, Karl Ramm, Jason Chu and Christian Hudson.
+.. _donated: http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2012/01/py3k-and-numpy-first-stage-thanks-to.html
+.. _`py3k proposal`: http://pypy.org/py3donate.html
+.. _`py3k branch`: https://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy/commits/all/tip/branch%28%22py3k%22%29
+.. _`py3k-memoryview branch`: https://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy/compare/py3k-memoryview..py3k