I noticed that Google have opened their appengine up completely now. Signups are ongoing here and it doesn't seem as though there is any limit to the number of users this time. Prices are also available here.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!