See also the "main to-do list". All dates given here are subject to revision, but we will try our best to stick to them if possible. The KDE Technical Working Group is acting as release coordinator for the 4.0 releases .
August 2006: KDE 4.0 Technical Preview 1
Release date of the first technical preview, a developer release.
November 2006: KDE 4.0 Technical Preview 2
Release date of the second technical preview, a developer release.
The kdelibs API will remain as stable as possible after that, so that application developers (in particular those not having their code in the KDE SVN) can start porting towards a stable kdelibs API.
Of course the applications in the KDE SVN will have been ported all along, and it will possible to alpha-test them at this stage.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What's the deal with that feature-plan?
- There isn't an official feature plan yet. The current feature list is on the KDE wiki.
- So, when will KDE 4.0 final be out?
- This isn't decided yet.