1) Release Information
Instead of releasing a final 4.0 build before Christmas, we decided to add another release candidate. The reason is that we did quite a bit of performance work, especially in the text editor – and we simply want to verify that it is faster, and more importantly, that we did not introduce any bugs in the course of the optimizations.
Please download and provide us with feedback!
SharpDevelop 4.0 RC2:
SharpDevelop 4.0 is built against .NET Framework 4.0 Full – you must install it first.
Please note that .NET 3.5 SP1  is required too, and the Windows SDK  is strongly recommended.
SharpDevelop can take advantage of the following software if you install it:
TortoiseSVN (Source Control)
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