"This morning Christina Fullam states that it was decided just
before Christmas to cancel the 2007.1 release and roll all the
effort into Gentoo 2008.0 since there was little possibility of
getting a well-tested 2007.1 release out before 2008.
"Work began on the release as planned, but vast numbers of
security vulnerabilities between September 2007 and December 2007
and reduced manpower left the Release Engineering team constantly
overworked, having to rebuild stages and add items to the initial