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Details are still sparse on the Elgg.org site about what exactly is included in this release but the announcement has been made according to this post on Twitter:
“Elgg 1.6 has been released! Grab it from http://tinyurl.com/elgg1-6 and let us know how your installation or upgrade goes!”
We've got a few messages out to find out the juicy details and will let you know as soon as we have them. In the meantime, enjoy the new release!