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Re: Announcing a change in the Fedora 7 schedule



On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 16:08 -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> One of the big Features of Fedora 7 is a merged core and extras.  In order to 
> accomplish this, we need some improvements to the buildsystem currently used 
> by Fedora Extras.  We need these improvements done or mostly done by the 
> Feature Freeze of Fedora 7, which was originally set to be the 20th of 
> February, 4 days from now.  It is very clear that these changes will not be 
> ready by then.
> 
> To accomplish these changes (and others) in time for the Feature Freeze, we 
> have added another month to the schedule, introducing a Test 4, and moving 
> the Feature Freeze as well as String Freeze up to Test 3 freeze, March 19.
> 
> This moves the general availability date from April 26 to May 24.
> 
> For further discussion on this topic, please use the fedora-maintainers list, 
> which I am attempting to set reply-to.
> 
> For reference: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/7/Schedule

Just a reminder for everyone, this means that FC-5 will be maintained
for a slightly longer period of time.  The lifetime of releases is N+2
plus one month.  So FC-5 will be maintained until one month after F7 is
release.

Happy Hacking.

josh


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