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Re: Upcoming Fedora elections



On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 04:52:46PM -0800, John Poelstra wrote:
> On 11/08/2009 09:40 PM, inode0 wrote:
> >On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 3:10 PM, John Poelstra<poelstra redhat com>  wrote:
> >>On 10/26/2009 03:15 PM, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> >>>
> >>>I believe the Fedora 13 naming election will be happening
> >>>significantly before FUDCon, so that we can announce the new name at
> >>>the event.  Although that's not technically a requirement, and can be
> >>>dropped if desired, it's a little bit of extra fun.  Names would be
> >>>collected around the second week in November and a vote around the end
> >>>of the month.
> >>
> >>I stubbed out the schedule for Fedora 13.
> >>
> >>https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Name_suggestions_for_Fedora_13#Naming_Schedule
> >
> >Thanks John. I have been asked to consider having the voting period
> >for this election include a full weekend. Would this work for you as
> >well?  Would this be ok with the legal review needs?
> >
> >     *  Name collection: November 10 to November 16
> >     * List to Fedora Board: November 16 to November 21
> >     * Legal Review of Board approved names: November 21 to November 28
> >     * Community vote on final name: November 28 to December 4
> >     * Name announced: December 5, 2009
> >
> >John
> 
> That seems fine to me.  One thing some people might raise (which I
> don't think matters) is that Fedora 12 won't be released before we
> start on a name for Fedora 13.  The original dates were drafted
> before Fedora 12 slipped.
> 
> This also shorts the legal review by three work days which might
> cause problems.... might not.  It's hard to know how much the
> "weekend" buys in this case because it is a holiday weekend in the
> US.

I did touch base with Legal earlier and they said they'd be able to
deliver the goods even with the impending holidays.

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