An announcement was volleyed that KDE 4.11 Beta 1 is due soon and that it's time to start listing the features for the next release. Here's some of what's known:
- The KWin window manager will bring an experimental Wayland back-end! In conjunction with the Weston compositor it's possible to start running a KDE Plasma desktop on Wayland.
- Nepomuk speed improvements.
- This is the last major KDE4 feature release where improvements will come to KDE4 Workspaces. Future work will be done on the KDE 5.0 version.
- KWin has KScreen integration along with numerous other alterations. KWin can also be built as C++11.
- Various changes to the Kate text editor.
- Kolourpaint supports the WebP image format.
- Juk has Ogg Opus audio support.
- Various other features and the state of other features have been detailed on the KDE Techbase.