Is this the end of the only open source anti virus?"
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Seems to confirm the original complaint.
Please read carefully the next statement in the article.
After that phase, there were a lot of bug fixing before Community and Support agreed to a release. (or read the original article)
Are you planning to help set the download record?"The Official Download Day Time Posted June 16th, 2008 by mary Hi all: Download Day starts on June 17th at 10 a.m. PDT. Check this out for local times: http://tinyurl.com/4e7fv5
If you have nothing to do, don't do it here.