Just a quick word: Blender 2.46 has been uploaded to experimental a week ago, and is available on the following architectures:

$ rmadison -s experimental blender
blender | 2.46+dfsg-1 |  experimental | source, alpha, amd64, i386, ia64, mipsel, powerpc, s390

The move to unstable is planned once ftgl 2.1.3 has been released and uploaded to unstable.

This release’s highlight: Big Buck Bunny, as seen on the splash screen:

Blender 2.46 - splash screen