Am Montag, den 30.01.2006, 05:23 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
A few comments for more information. The switch to a prolonged
development cycle for Fedora Core 5 was specific to this release
While we are at the topic already: This fact was badly communicated.
There seems to be a whole lot of confusion about the current Fedora
release cycle in the community -- for example the german
wikipedia-writers have a long discussion about it and nowhere can find a
*official* statement [*1] that the nine month cycle for FC5 was only a
It IMHO would be good if we would have a defined long term release cycle
just as Gnome has. And IMHO it should be in sync with gnome somehow
(just as Ubuntu has, too)[*2]. E.g. The plan for Fedora Core could be:
Always release two weeks after a major gnome release (this would be end
of March and end of September). Yeah, sometimes it could slip a week or
two if that is needed, but the plan for the version after that one
should not slip due to this.
Just my 2 cents.
[*1] -- yes, there must be a "nearly official" statement somewhere in
the archives of fedora-maintainers or fedora-devel -- I tried to find
it, but gave up after 10 minutes
[*2] -- Gnome releases every 6 month. RHEL releases round about every 18
Months, so a Fedora release every 6 month would probably fit with the
goals for Red Hat, too.
Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora(a)leemhuis.info>