The folks at Joomla have released version 1.0.9. This version no only provides some low level security fixes (12 of them) and more than 160 bug fixes, but also provides several performance enhancements. One of those performance fixes include a faster auto-login. More details can be found at the Joomla home site: Joomla! 1.0.9 out now!
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