Vote now for your favorite Fedora 17 release name

Jared K. Smith jsmith at
Mon Oct 3 22:23:19 UTC 2011

The election for the Fedora 17 release name is about to begin. The
Fedora community has submitted quite a few suggestions for the Fedora
17 release name, and that list has been narrowed down to the final
eight potential names. In a couple of hours, the election will begin
and you'll be able to vote on these names and assist in the final
selection for the successor to Fedora 16 ("Verne").

This vote begins 4 October 2011 and runs until 10 October 2011 at
23:59:59 UTC. Other important facts:

* We are using the Range Voting method

* Ballots may be cast on the Fedora Elections System at

* If this is the first time you've used the voting system, you might
want to read the Fedora Elections Guide, currently located at

* In order to vote, you must have a valid Fedora Project Contributor
Agreement (FPCA) on file and be a member of at least one non-CLA

Please don't hesitate to log in at and vote for
your favorite names today.

Thank you to everyone who helped by contributing names for
consideration and reviewing the names for the final ballot.

Jared Smith
Fedora Project Leader

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