No formal post or press release has been issued by the FreeBSD Team, but it seems that  FreeBSD 8.0 can now be downloaded from the servers ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/ISO-IMAGES/8.0/

It’s a few months after the initial planned release date (September), but quality is to be preferred over number of and planned dates of releases.

Here’s the CVS log showing the release branch: diff

Thanks to  Bill Totman and Gonzalo Nemmi for letting me (and you) know about the new ‘baby’.