In case you missed the 5.0 intro session, the audiofile, ppt presentation and the first working draft can be found at the following links: http://www.fpml.org/spec/27KE4T26M66C.wmahttp://www.fpml.org/spec/FpML_version_5_v2.ppthttp://www.fpml.org/spec/2007/wd-fpml-5-0-2007-08-10/
One question brought up during the presentation was the timing and more specifically how long the 4.x series will be supported.
The current Standards Committee planning is to have version 5.0 as a Recommendation by the middle of 2008. After that, the 4.x version and the 5 version will be maintained in parallel until the end of 2008 if there is a need to do so. New requirements after that will only be developed in the 5.x version series.