"Along with adding a bunch of new functionality through official
and third-party plug-ins like Remember the Milk (which also
provides task due alerts), TinyURL (paste in a URL, shrink it
instantly), translation tools, Banshee and Opera support, and much
more, GNOME Do 0.8 also fixes more than 100 bugs, including many
plug-in problems. Memory usage has been knocked back, longer lines
of text can be manually pasted into Do's launcher, and more file
types get icon previews.
"The biggest news, however, might be what initially seems like a
theme choice, but actually opens up a whole new way of using GNOME
Do—as a dock:"