I installed the new WordPress late last night/this morning(!!) and it works fine.
Everything went without a hitch, the interface has a nice clean colour cheme, there are a few extra buttons and frills – in short, IT’S GREAT!! An eminently usable platform which fulfils all that they say in their desription about “What is WordPress?” I quote:
WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.
Over the next few days I’ll be digging a bit deeper…