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{{Admon/note | Fedora 16 Schedule | This is the release schedule for Fedora 16. Other schedules are maintained for historical purposes at [[Releases/HistoricalSchedules | this page]].}}
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{{admon/note | Fedora 16 Schedule | This is the release schedule for Fedora 16. Other schedules are maintained for historical purposes at [[Releases/HistoricalSchedules | this page]].}}
{{Admon/warning | This page is a DRAFT, is half-done, unofficial, and does not represent the final Fedora 16 schedule. | Basically, some individual contributors who wondered about rough future dates put up a copy of the [[Releases/14/Schedule|Fedora 14 Schedule]] and made a few date adjustments for their guesses on when things might happen, based on past years - no official discussions or decisions have been made about the schedule for F16. Check back in mid-May 2011, when the the actual schedule discussions and decisions will be made.}}
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== Key Features ==
 
== Key Features ==
  
 
* [[Releases/16/FeatureList| Fedora 16 Features]]
 
* [[Releases/16/FeatureList| Fedora 16 Features]]
 
{{Admon/warning | This page does not exist yet. | The F16 planning schedule has not been set - this is simply a placeholder to link to the actual page once it comes.}}
 
  
 
== Key Milestones ==
 
== Key Milestones ==
  
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See [[Important_Release_Milestones | important release milestones]] for more details.
  
{{Admon/warning | These dates are rough guesses. | They're based on the [[Releases/14/Schedule|Fedora 14 Schedule]] re-aligned to the "correct" days of the week for 2011, and most of the links are broken - the actual Fedora 16 schedule hasn't yet been set, so when it is, these dates are ''almost certainly'' going to change! }}
 
 
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| Planning & Development Begins
 
| Planning & Development Begins
 
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| 2011-07-12   || Feature Submission Deadline
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| 2011-07-12 || Feature Submission Deadline
 
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| 2011-07-26   || [[ReleaseEngineering/FeatureFreezePolicy|Feature Freeze]]--Planning & Development Ends
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| 2011-07-26 || [[ReleaseEngineering/FeatureFreezePolicy|Feature Freeze]]--Planning & Development Ends
 
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| 2011-07-26   || Branch Fedora 16 from Rawhide--[[Branch_Freeze_Policy| Branch Freeze]]
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| 2011-07-26 || Branch Fedora 16 from Rawhide--[[Branch_Freeze_Policy| Branch Freeze]]
 
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| 2011-08-02   || [[ReleaseEngineering/StringFreezePolicy|Software String Freeze]]
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| 2011-08-02 || [[ReleaseEngineering/StringFreezePolicy|Software String Freeze]]
 
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| 2011-08-02 || [[Change_deadlines | Alpha Change Deadline]]
 
| 2011-08-02 || [[Change_deadlines | Alpha Change Deadline]]
 
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| 2011-08-16 || [[Fedora_16_Alpha_Release_Criteria|Alpha Release]]
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| <strike>2011-08-16</strike><br/>2011-08-23 || [[Fedora_16_Alpha_Release_Criteria|Alpha Release]]
 
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| 2011-08-30 ||Software Translation Deadline
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| <strike>2011-08-30</strike><br/>2011-09-06 ||Software Translation Deadline
 
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|rowspan="2"| 2011-09-06 || [[Change_deadlines |Beta Change Deadline]]
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|rowspan="2"| <strike>2011-09-06</strike><br/>2011-09-13 || [[Change_deadlines |Beta Change Deadline]]
 
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| Features 100% Complete
 
| Features 100% Complete
 
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| 2011-09-20 || [[Fedora_16_Beta_Release_Criteria |Beta Release]]
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| <strike>2011-09-20</strike><br/><strike>2011-09-27</strike><br/>2011-10-04|| [[Fedora_16_Beta_Release_Criteria|Beta Release]]
 
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| 2011-10-10 || [[Change_deadlines |Final Change Deadline]]
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| <strike>2011-10-10</strike><br/><strike>2011-10-17</strike><br/>2011-10-24|| [[Change_deadlines | Final Change Deadline]]
 
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| 2011-10-11 || Compose Release Candidate
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| <strike>2011-10-11</strike><br/><strike>2011-10-18</strike><br/>2011-10-25|| Compose 'Final' RC
 
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| 2011-10-25 || [[Fedora_16_Final_Release_Criteria | Fedora 16 Final Release]]
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| <strike>2011-10-25</strike><br/><strike>2011-11-01</strike><br/>2011-11-08|| [[Fedora_16_Final_Release_Criteria | Fedora 16 Final Release]]
 
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{{Admon/note | Time of Release  | Historically Test and General Availability releases happen at 10:00am Eastern US Time on a Tuesday, which is either 1500UTC or 1400UTC depending on daylight savings in the United States.  See [[Releases/Schedule]]  for more information about scheduling methodology and schedule milestone definitions}}
  
{{Admon/note | Time of Release  | Historically Test and General Availability releases happen at 10:00am Eastern US Time, which is either 1500UTC or 1400UTC depending on daylight savings in the United States. See [[Releases/Schedule]]  for more information about scheduling methodology and schedule milestone definitions}}
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{{Admon/note | Targeted General Availability Date | Historically Fedora strives to release a new distribution every six months or so, on a Tuesday as close as possible to October 31st and May 1st of each year. }}
  
 
== Detailed Schedules ==
 
== Detailed Schedules ==
  
{{Admon/warning | These are Fedora 14 links. | Once these pages are actually generated for Fedora 16, this section will have to be edited.}}
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16 All Detailed Schedules and iCal files]
 
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-design-tasks.html Design]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14 All Detailed Schedules and iCal files]
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-devel-tasks.html Development]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-design-tasks.html Design]
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-docs-tasks.html Documentation]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-devel-tasks.html Development]
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-marketing-tasks.html Marketing]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-docs-tasks.html Documentation]
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-releng-tasks.html Release Engineering]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-marketing-tasks.html Marketing]
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-quality-tasks.html Quality Assurance]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-releng-tasks.html Release Engineering]
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-trans-tasks.html Translation]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-quality-tasks.html Quality Assurance]
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* [http://rbergero.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-16/f-16-web-tasks.html Web Sites]
* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-trans-tasks.html Translation]
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* [http://poelstra.fedorapeople.org/schedules/f-14/f-14-web-tasks.html Web Sites]
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== Upstream Project Schedules ==
 
== Upstream Project Schedules ==
  
{{Admon/warning | These are Fedora 14 links. | All of these release schedules for upstreams will have to be researched and the information below updated. }}
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Links to other significant project schedules--useful for seeing see how Fedora aligns with them.
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* LibreOffice 3.5? -- [http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan  Jun 28, 2011(After)]
  
Links to other significant project schedules--useful for seeing how Fedora lines up with them.
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* Java 7 -- [http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/7-138633.html July 28, 2011]
* Gnome 2.32 -- [http://live.gnome.org/TwoPointThirtyone September 29, 2010]  
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* Gnome 3.2 -- [http://live.gnome.org/ThreePointOne September 28, 2011]
* KDE SC 4.5 -- [http://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/KDE4/4.5_Release_Schedule August 10, 2010]
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* KDE 4.7.3 -- [http://techbase.kde.org/Schedules/KDE4/4.7_Release_Schedule November 1, 2011]
* Xfce  --  
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* Xfce  -- (4.10 won't be release till 2012)
* OpenOffice.org -- [http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/OOoRelease33 TBD >= August, 2010]
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Latest revision as of 19:18, 19 October 2011

Note.png
Fedora 16 Schedule
This is the release schedule for Fedora 16. Other schedules are maintained for historical purposes at this page.

Contents

[edit] Key Features

[edit] Key Milestones

See important release milestones for more details.

2011-05-24 Fedora 15 Release
Planning & Development Begins
2011-07-12 Feature Submission Deadline
2011-07-26 Feature Freeze--Planning & Development Ends
2011-07-26 Branch Fedora 16 from Rawhide-- Branch Freeze
2011-08-02 Software String Freeze
2011-08-02 Alpha Change Deadline
2011-08-16
2011-08-23
Alpha Release
2011-08-30
2011-09-06
Software Translation Deadline
2011-09-06
2011-09-13
Beta Change Deadline
Features 100% Complete
2011-09-20
2011-09-27
2011-10-04
Beta Release
2011-10-10
2011-10-17
2011-10-24
Final Change Deadline
2011-10-11
2011-10-18
2011-10-25
Compose 'Final' RC
2011-10-25
2011-11-01
2011-11-08
Fedora 16 Final Release
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Time of Release
Historically Test and General Availability releases happen at 10:00am Eastern US Time on a Tuesday, which is either 1500UTC or 1400UTC depending on daylight savings in the United States. See Releases/Schedule for more information about scheduling methodology and schedule milestone definitions
Note.png
Targeted General Availability Date
Historically Fedora strives to release a new distribution every six months or so, on a Tuesday as close as possible to October 31st and May 1st of each year.

[edit] Detailed Schedules

[edit] Upstream Project Schedules

Links to other significant project schedules--useful for seeing see how Fedora aligns with them.