Debian Desktop is a Debian's subproject created to be a joint effort of
all groups involved or related with the desktop to give our users a
better environment to use and easier to install experience.
Read about it here
What will be into Debian Etch Desktop ?
The desktop (task: desktop, installable through aptitude or tasksel):
X Window System: Xorg 7.1
Office suite: OpenOffice 2.0.4
Graphics suite: GIMP 2.2.13
It also includes a simple window manager (twm), zeroconf (avahi), printing (cups) and scanning (sane) support