The next bug-fix release, GNOME 2.28.2, is expected to come out in mid December. Meanwhile, the first development release that is making its way towards GNOME 3.0 will be out next week. This 3.0 development release is GNOME 2.29.1 and is marked to come out on the 28th of December. On the 26th all of these unstable modules are due and that date also marks the end of the new module proposal period.
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