is being released this September and as such in recent weeks and going forward there is a whole onslaught of interesting changes in the GNOME desktop stack. GNOME 2.31.2 has been released, which is a development snapshot of the GNOME 2.32/3.0 stack.
This week we already talked about some of the GNOME 2.31.2 package updates including the work being done to Clutter
, and the GNOME Shell
. Other changes include a GSettings back-end for GConf, GDBus D-Bus support has been merged, and X Input 2 support for GTK+
The GNOME 2.31.2 release announcement can be read on the GNOME mailing list