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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Each release of Plasma over the 18 months since its debut release has marked an impressive step forward in its evolution. We are planning on making 4.4, our second anniversary release coming in January 2010, more of the same in that regard.
We recently had our Plasma release cycle planning meeting, and here is our list of goals for central Plasma technologies in 4.4 (in no particular order):
* Improve kiosk based lock down and deployment management: We are communicating with some large deployments in Europe about the process of migrating from KDE 3 to KDE 4 and how we can make KDE 4's desktop shell an even better experience than Kicker and KDesktop provided. We've started a wiki page here that we are working on with these downstream users. Expect a lot more to find its way there over the next few weeks and months as we continue to work out the needs and use cases with them.
* Plasma Netbook: