Fedora 15, new and exciting plans

Ben Boeckel mathstuf at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 00:39:21 UTC 2010

Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> * Can we finally remove hal? (xfce4.8 shouldn't need it anymore with
>  any luck). 

Well, I've been doing this since F13, but not having to deal with it in
non- at minimal installs as well would be nice :) .

> * Some kind of packaged wayland to play with, even if it doesn't do
>  much?

I'd be up for helping with this (package review, testing, maybe some
porting of applications such as dmenu and other simpler ones). I'd like
to see if I can get session management and persistent applications at
every level of my setup :) .

> Any other exciting work in progress that might land in F15 that people
> are actively working on?

The Haskell SIG[1] plans on getting GHC 7.0 in F15 (feature page[2])
which has LLVM support, a new I/O manager, type-checker, and a parallel
garbage collector.



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