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October 15, 2010
Alexander Potapchenko has officially accepted a proposal from the Firebird Foundation to resume development of the ODBC driver. Work has begun on the completion of the previously stalled V2.0 "RC2" release. If you are having any problems with the current driver but have not reported them because the sub-project wasn't active, now would be a good time to add them to the Tracker. Read More
October 07, 2010
Next Webinar: Firebird Performance Testing with Dmitry Yemanov and Alexey Kovyazin will take place on October 19, 2010. More info here.
October 04, 2010
The Firebird team is pleased to announce the release of Firebird 2.5.

Release kits for Firebird 2.5 are now making their way to the Sourceforge mirror servers. The 32-bit and 64-bit kits are available for Linux and Windows.

Update October 06, 2010: The MacOSX/Darwin 32-bit and 64-bit Intel packages are on their way to the mirror servers.

A Microsoft Live recording of the Firebird Launch webinar is available (10.8 MB zip file). Feel free to copy the link anywhere, share it, etc.
September 30, 2010
Next Monday the MindTheBird campaign team will run a webinar at 1300 GMT in anticipation of the launch of Firebird 2.5 Final.
August 01, 2010
The Firebird QA group has now released the 64-bit Windows kits for field-testing Firebird 2.5 Release Candidate 3.
August 01, 2010
The Firebird QA group has now released the kits for field-testing Firebird 2.5 Release Candidate 3 on MacOSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) i86 (32-bit).
July 31, 2010
Today is Firebird's 10th birthday. Firebird Foundation President Philippe Makowski has greetings for all of us.
July 29, 2010
The Firebird team is pleased to announce that kits for field-testing the third release candidate for Firebird 2.5 are now available. The 32-bit and 64-bit kits are available for Linux, along with 32-bit kits for Windows and 64-bit for the MacOSX/Darwin Intel platform. The missing kits for 64-bit Windows and 32-bit MacOSX are still in QA and will follow shortly.

Please test well and report any bugs directly to the Firebird-devel list (click here if you are not subscribed). Please do not post questions about this pre-release version to the Firebird-support list.
July 16, 2010
This weekend will see the staging of the seventh Firebird Developers' Day in Piracicba, Brazil. We wish our Brazilian colleagues a day at least as good as the previous six such events.
June 22, 2010
The Firebird development team is pleased to announce the release of Firebird v.2.0.6 for Windows 32-bit, Linux x86 and x64 and MacOSX/Darwin i86 and PPC. Download kits.
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