We are now officially in phase 1 of the release process for 1.8. this means the features are confirmed for release, as detailed after the break, and there is a 3-4 week period during which these features will be complete (functionally).
Chris has been busy working on the core refactor for Aqsis 2.0, as the latest blog entry shows. Follow the link for more detail.
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We're happy to announce a change from the GPL to the more permissive BSD license. Parts of the code in the latest development version have already been migrated, with more to come.
The Aqsis 1.7.0 (bleeding-edge) packages for Debian and Ubuntu have now been updated, with the latter now available through Launchpad.
Due to revised package naming we recommend uninstalling your current version and installing Aqsis again.