Voting starts in March for the Drupal Association Board election.
A new setting has been added to the profile settings: Automatically detect and convert plain text. This setting is turned off by default, but when turned on will convert existing plain text fields to HTML so paragraphs and line breaks are preserved. This only occurs when editing the node for the first time with FCKeditor. Seefor more details.
Thanks to tobiasb for providing a German translation.