One of the most significant changes in Prosody 0.7 is the added support for libevent, meaning Prosody can efficiently handle large numbers of connections using epoll, kqueue, and a range of other mechanisms.
A summary of changes in this new branch:
Feedback is always welcome, and you can give it or find Prosody support via any of the means listed on http://prosody.im/discuss
Work is already well underway on the 0.8 branch, where we are working on pluggable authentication and storage providers, among other things. To get involved with the development or testing of the next major release, contact us at the link above!