Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Jan 2008 22:36 UTC
KDE "The long-awaited KDE 4.0.0 was released last week as scheduled. Even though the expectations - following a couple of less than convincing release candidates - weren't very high and the consensus was that the first release of KDE 4 would be more of a 'technology preview' than a usable desktop environment for general deployment, it's hard not to see the enormous amount of good work that has gone into the new code. As Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell put it, KDE 4 is the start of something amazing and this is possibly the best definition of the current release - it's here, it's available, but it's nowhere near ready for the prime time. It's a decent start, though. Unsurprisingly, the reaction of distributions was a mixed bag. Below is a summary of information about the availability of KDE 4.0.0 in various distributions."
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RE: openSUSE
by KugelKurt on Wed 16th Jan 2008 23:30 UTC in reply to "openSUSE"
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Just to add a couple of points, the hope right now is that they will be able to feature KDE 4.1 for 11.0, though neither schedule has been finalized yet.

openSUSE's schedule has been finalized. It will be released in June. That's probably too soon for KDE 4.1, because distributions usually want a few weeks of test period on their own before packages get included in the distribution.

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