This is the third candidate for release of Apache Kafka 0.8.0.   This
release candidate artifacts changed in regards to along with updating the
release notes to only have resolved - fixed issues and the KEY file to
verify signature again for this vote to be the latest link.

Release Notes for the 0.8.0 release

*** Please download, test and vote by Wednesday November, 13th, 12pm PDT

Kafka's KEYS file containing PGP keys we use to sign the release: in addition to the md5 and sha1

* Release artifacts to be voted upon (source and binary):

* Maven artifacts to be voted upon prior to release:

(i.e. in sbt land this can be added to the build.sbt to use Kafka
resolvers += "Apache Staging" at ""
libraryDependencies += "org.apache.kafka" % "kafka_2.10" % "0.8.0"

* The tag to be voted upon (off the 0.8 branch) is the 0.8.0 tag;a=tag;h=bc24fb7c0f48c36bf9073d384eb87213644648d4

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