"The development will not, happily for us GNOME
enthusiasts, end here, as efforts for the next release have already
begun, GNOME 2.26's final release being set for March 18th, 2009.
To be featured in Ubuntu 9.04 (codename Jaunty Jackalope),
scheduled for release in April 2009, GNOME 2.26 will introduce
numerous changes in many areas:"