"rom the graphic, you can see that the remaining tasks are all
related to pushing out a proper release. It seems that GIMP 2.8 is
99.9% finished, and though it doesn?t look like it will make it out
in time for inclusion in popular upcoming distro releases like
Ubuntu 12.04 and Fedora 17, keep your eyes open for it in a PPA
near near you come this May."