In the continueing debate saga over what will or will not be included in 3.0, here is some more amo for the yes vst will be included with 3.0 camp.
MM: Cakewalk Acquires VST-DX Adapter
VST-DX adapter is now a Cakewalk product with the company acquiring full distribution rights. Cakewalk plans to add the technology to Project5, allowing it use VST plug-ins natively. end Quote
I used to believe Tascam would not support VST because they would be tipping there hats to there competition that created VST [Steinberg]
but if Cakewalk will do it then maybe Tascam would too.