More good news!
XAMPP For Windows 1.7.7 final release files have now been uploaded to sourceforge.
The Lite versions and the main version zip, installer exe and 7zip files have now been uploaded.Here is the SourceForge 1.7.7 files page
There is no upgrade version, too many changes including the method used to compile the main components.
So remember not to overwrite any previous versions with this 1.7.7 version.
Full component content and versions should be found in the readme_en.txt file in the xampp folder.