If you look at the Web Services Developer Center at the moment you will see that the headlines are all on WSE 3.0 with articles from Keith Brown and Niels Flensted-Jensen as well as the latest and final Oct CTP release. The WSE team has been heads down for the last month busy cranking to get the bugs down, writing samples and articles, doing stress and performance runs, getting new versions of the hands on labs together, sign-off from external customer's applications and a myriad of other jobs. WSE 3.0 is going to launch at the same time as Visual Studio 2005 in November which is very soon. These are some of my favorite features that we have closed on in the last few weeks;
Hopefully this has given you some insight into the "shipping end game" for WSE 3.0. It is looking to be a great release and certainly it is setting the standard for ease of use when building secure, distributed applications with Web services.