From the KDE website:
Our release coordination master, Kalle Dalheimer announced the
accomplishment of the second step in the way of the code freeze
towards the big KDE-1.1. Since today, the libraries
MediaTool, KFile, JScript, KFMLib, Kab, KImgIO and
KSpell are closed to commiting until the final
release. Only major bugs corrections can be further on operated on
Only 8 (eight) days are still remained until the complete freeze
of the CVS.
The first step happened on December 10th. -lt ed.