Tagged the "preview" release for 1.7.6. There are many smallish new features and usability enhancements in isolated commands (e.g. "git merge" can be told to merge the "previous" branch with "-"), some bugfixes (most are back-merged to 1.7.5.X series), and a few changes that affect the user experience globally (e.g. the magic pathspec ":/" that tells operations to work on the full working tree).
Queued 2 patches from 2 people.
Merged 1 topic to 'master' branch, to include in the next release.
Merged 6 topics to 'next' branch for public testing.
Merged 5 topics to 'maint' branch, to include in the maintenance release.