F16 Final Change Deadline is Monday, Oct. 24.

Robyn Bergeron rbergero at redhat.com
Fri Oct 21 19:01:47 UTC 2011


This is your friendly reminder that the Final Change Deadline for F16 is 
Monday, October 24, 2011.


"After the change deadlines for the Final release no more updates are
made to the branched development repository (e.g.

The only exceptions are accepted blocker and "nice to have" bugs:

All updates after this time are considered zero day updates of the
release, and are pushed to the updates repository which is available on
the public availability date. For example, the repository for Fedora 16
is /pub/fedora/linux/updates/16."

The next step in the process is to create a final release candidate (RC)
to pass on to QA for testing as soon as possible. The RC is scheduled to be
created on Tuesday, October 25.  Outstanding blocker bugs can delay the
creation of the RC, possibly resulting in a one-week slip of the schedule.

Current outstanding blocker bugs can be seen here:


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