RackIT had an interview with Wade Olson from the KDE project about the upcoming KDE 4.0:
Check it out over here.
What do you see as being the most significant change in this new architecture?
To be honest, it’s the convergence of our new KDE 4 technologies along with other very important initiatives: documentation on techbase, developer improvements in the past couple of years like subversion for our code repository, using CMake by Kitware and valgrind, and EBN for code documentation and quality.
We’re giving developers the best documentation, libraries, environment and code checking tools we can. Time from both new and existing developers should be spent making awesome applications, not putzing with configurations and cryptic APIs.