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official announcements

As scheduled, a new minor release following the new release schedule is now released. Over the past six weeks, we have managed to collect 30 commits made by 6 contributors for this minor release.

A huge thanks to all the contributors from diaspora*'s amazing community! If you want to help make diaspora* even better, please check out our getting started guide. Please see the changelog for a complete list of changes made in this release.

Notable Changes

  • Fix birthday issues on leap days :)
  • Marking all notifications as read will be faster now
  • Account deletions will be processed faster, thus resulting in less jam on smaller sidekiq instances

Updating

Update instructions are available as usual in the wiki. For those of you who have been testing the release candidate, run git checkout master before the update to get back to the stable release branch.


Next minor freeze (0.5.9.0): 2016-05-08
Next release (0.5.9.0): 2016-05-15

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