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Birthday Gift

With 3 days left for the poll to be closed after running for about two months, will Slackware 13.37 be released during these 3 days? I really hope so. In fact, i will be very happy if it's released today as today is my birthday. Let's just say a nice birthday gift from Pat Rolling

It's been idle for several days and it seems that Pat and team are doing thorough testing for Slackware 13.37 just to make sure everything is set and ready to be launched. There's no major / important update lately, so i guess it's safe to put a release.

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