Ben Goodger posted this in the Orkut Mozilla Firebird community:

It's Monday February 9 now. This is the first time I've been confident enough to give a date. This release is going to be the best Firebird yet.

See Ben Goodger's reply in forum thread at Orkut if you're an Orkut member.

Sorry for posting to a closed forum. This piece of news was also made known in the MozillaZine forums in this thread entitled FAQ: When is 0.8 coming out?.