"The final release of KDE 4.0 is expected in late October 2007.
The work on the framework makes application development easier and
more satisfying. This will result in a crop of new features and
applications over the next few years, underlining the position KDE
holds as the leading Free Desktop and bringing Free Software to new
users world-wide. A detailed release schedule can be found at
techbase.kde.org, the new technical resource accompanying the
platform, that provides extensive and high-quality documentation