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+1.6.0 released (17 Sep 2007) by Willis
+Up-to-date with the latest upstream release Vim 7.1. Also included various
+bugfixes. Thanks to everyone for making this happen!
+
+Maintainer change (23 July 2007) by lang2
+lang2 is stepping down fromt the maintainer's role and yianwillis will take
+over. 
+
 1.5.0 released! (18 Aug 2006) by lang2
 A big move and we have a completely new release. Thanks to the hard
 work of tocer and Willis, all documentation files are NOW fully