Andreas Jaeger announced the final roadmap for openSUSE 10.3. openSUSE 10.3 is the next release that incorporates new features from both the community and Novell internal development. The final public release is scheduled for 4th October.
Below his original post:
We are happy to announce the final roadmap for openSUSE 10.3. openSUSE 10.3 is the next release that incorporates new features from both the community and Novell internal development. The distribution will be build for the x86, x86-64 and Power PC platforms. Major *planned* enhancements are: * 1 CD install (network at install) * Installation of a Linux system on HD directly from a Live-CD image * UMTS support * Enhance zypper * Migration assistant instlux * Integration of external repositories * Dynamic update mirrors * Edu Add-on CD (done largely by the community) * GNOME 2.20 * KDE4 preview * Reduction of boot time * Reduced package dependencies, smaller minimal system Most important dates of the schedule are: Wed, May 16 openSUSE 10.3 Alpha4 release Thu, Jun 14 openSUSE 10.3 Alpha5 release Thu, Jul 19 openSUSE 10.3 Alpha6 release Thu, Aug 9 openSUSE 10.3 Beta1 release Thu, Aug 23 openSUSE 10.3 Beta2 release Thu, Sep 6 openSUSE 10.3 Beta3 release Thu, Sep 20 openSUSE 10.3 Release Candidate 1 release Thu, Sep 27 openSUSE 10.3 Goldmaster release (internal) Thu, Oct 4 openSUSE 10.3 public release The detailed schedule - including internal test releases - is available at: //en.opensuse.org/Roadmap/10.3