Cross-posted from the ModeShape blog.
Well, we thought the next release was going to be a beta release, but we've had a lot of great feedback fixed quite a few important issues with Alpha5 and wanted to get these fixes out as quickly as possible. So just two weeks after Alpha5 we've released 3.0.0.Alpha6 with the following:
If you've been working with the previous Alpha releases, we strongly suggest you upgrade to this Alpha as soon as possible and let us know via IRC or our forums if you run into any issues. And then get ready for 3.0.0.Beta1 in the next few weeks as soon as we finish full-text searching and shareable nodes.