The 1.0 release is our preparation for opening the source code. In compliance with the open source motion directives, it has a version number of 1.0 and a new license. Sigmike has recently conducted a security audit of our source code and his findings led to a number of minor changes that users probably won’t notice but result in subtle protocol changes that under unusual circumstances could cause older clients and 1.0 clients to break consensus. As a result this is a mandatory upgrade and shareholders should protect the network by taking the time to upgrade immediately.
Here is the Windows version:
And the Linux version:
CG EDIT: Adding OSX link here
As soon as it is clear the network is safely switched to 1.0 we will open the source code.