It's still possible that there will be another mini release in the 0.8 series, but right now all attention is on Hotaru 0.9, due before Christmas.
There are two main goals for 0.9. First, full HTML and CSS compliance with W3C standards, and second, compatibility with the relatively new PHP 5.3. Along with 0.9, we'll be releasing a new default theme - something a bit more professional than what is running on the demo site at the moment.
The good thing about upgrading everything
Phew! It feel like forever since I started on Hotaru 0.6 although it's actually only been four weeks. I'm glad to release it so everyone can keep up with its development and hopefully start working with it - finding bugs, working out fixes, tweaking themes and experimenting with the plugins.
You know, I actually started on this project in June and have learned a lot about PHP since then. I tend to feel that I could have approached it differently if I knew then what I know now, so I