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2015 Year in Review for Drupal.org

If your 2015 was anything like mine, it passed by extremely quickly. It was marked by periods of frustration (spammers still love Drupal.org) and elation (Drupal 8 launched, woot!).

Below are a few highlights from our 2015 change logs on Drupal.org. For a more detailed look into each monthly update you can read our "What's New on Drupal.org?" blog posts.

Drupal.org Privacy Policy update - December 2015

As our regular quarterly review and update of the Drupal.org Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, we made the following changes to the Privacy policy today:

1. Under 'Sub-sites' we added a paragraph to clarify which data is being sent to updates.drupal.org by Drupal sites.

Drupal 8.0.0 released

Today we released Drupal 8.0.0, the first fully supported release of Drupal 8!

Drupal.org Migrates Content and File Delivery to Fastly

Fastly is now serving up all of our traffic from the *.drupal.org domain Drupal sites and related services.

Drupal 8.0.0 will be released on November 19, 2015

Based on our experience with our successful release candidates, we are confident to announce that Drupal 8.0.0 will be released on November 19, 2015!

Drupal 7.41 released

Drupal 7.41, a maintenance release which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, is now available for download.

Drupal.org Maintenance: October 19th 17:00 PDT (Oct 20th 00:00 UTC )

Completed successfully

Drupal.org will be affected by maintenance Monday, October 19th 17:00 PDT (Oct 20th 00:00 UTC )

Upgrade Flag module to version 3 on Drupal.org will cause a short downtime as the database table structure is updated. We plan on a 30 minute window of potential instability.

Responding to spam on Drupal.org

With the recent release of Drupal 8 RC1, and the related increases in mentions on social media and tech news outlets, Drupal.org is seeing a modest bump in traffic.

Drupal 7.40 released

Drupal 7.40, a maintenance release with numerous bug fixes (no security fixes) and several new features, is now available for download.

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