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Lua 5.2.0 (beta-rc6) is now available at

MD5	fcc8a12d88a40147c9daceea8595f2d9  -
SHA1	7ff9140f92cb128f554b6aa1d1d9feab76f412ee  -

This is a beta version. Some details may change in the final version.

The main changes from rc5 to rc6 are:
	- fixed bug in NaN trick for big-endian machines
	- removed functions really removed
	- '\*' -> '\z' (so that '\punctuation' always means 'punctuation')
	- more uniformity in manual formatting

The main changes since Lua 5.1 are listed in

The complete diffs are available at

A test suite is available at

This release candidate will be the beta version if no glitches are found
in the next 10 days or so. We thank everyone for their feedback till now.

All feedback welcome. Thanks.