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Fedora Project: Fedora Core 2 Schedule

Dec 19, 2003, 19:15 (2 Talkback[s])

"We have set a very aggressive schedule for Fedora Core 2. Red Hat considers two items absolutely 'stop-ship'--that is, we will slip the release if necessary to include them. These two items are the 2.6 Linux kernel and SELinux functionality integrated into the distribution. Other areas of technology that the Fedora Community (Red Hat and third parties together) will focus on will include GNOME 2.6 (tight schedule, particularly dependent on Gtk+ 2.4), KDE 3.2, more Java software using gcj (Ant, Tomkat, Jakarta, Eclipse, but not Mozilla plugins, AWT, or Swing), and integrating work on other architectures (at least AMD64, and possibly also SPARC).

"Releases during the test phase will be three weeks apart. Longer means testers are testing software that is too old; shorter means that testers abort testing too soon to start downloading the newer test release..."

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