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WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 2

Beta 2 is here. Get it while it’s…still not quite out of Beta…or something.
From the Dev Blog…

Notable fixes in beta 2:
* Translation of role names fixed
* wp_page_menu() defaults to sorting by the user specified menu order rather than the page title
* Upload error messages are now correctly reported
* Autosave error experienced by some IE users is fixed
* Styling glitch in the plugin editor fixed
* SSH2 filesystem requirements updated
* Switched back to curl as the default transport
* Updated the translation library to avoid a problem with mbstring.func_overload

I’ve been using 2.8.1 Beta 1 on a few sites, and liking it quite a bit. There are some issues with plugins, as there always are with any new version, but other than that it’s pretty solid.