We are pleased to announce GNU Guile release 1.8.8. This is a bug-fix release of the 1.8 stable series. See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/guile-devel/2010-12/msg00023.html for the original announcement.
Note that development effort is currently spent on the 1.9 unstable
series, which will lead to the 2.0 stable series within a couple of
months. The 1.9 series provides many new noteworthy features, most
notably the addition of a compiler and virtual machine. Users are
encouraged to test it and provide feedback