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Add a quick note about Windows 8 to readme

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@@ -28,6 +28,12 @@ be faster than a full `npm install` or `node-gyp rebuild`.
It's recommended that you use node 0.6.18 or higher with node-fibers. Using
other versions may lead to instability during high loads.
+### using windows 8?
+Windows 8 is a beta operating system and you may have issues with fibers. To use
+fibers in Windows 8 you may need to run node.exe in Windows 7 compatibility
+mode. Once Windows 8 is released this issue will be revisited. See gh-70 for
+more information.
+
### other notes
Unlike most NodeJS projects, node-fibers is a C++ project. Some extra work is
required to compile node-fibers, but pretty much every platform is supported
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