A few hours ago I talked to Ton Roosendaal about the expected release time of the Blender 2.5 Alpha 0. He said: "we're starting the builds now, and there are still mountains of work to be done on the website - it'll probably be tomorrow". So stay tuned! In the mean time, you can take a peak at the new 2.5 Alpha 0 splash screen (via @graphicall).
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