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=== Proposing Official Features ===
 
=== Proposing Official Features ===
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{{Admon/important | Completing the page | All sections must be complete (or noted as ''not applicable'' with an explanation) before the Feature Wrangler will submit a feature to FESCo for acceptance.}}
  
 
In order to be considered an official feature accepted for the next Fedora release, the feature should be formally documented on a separate wiki page which includes the following information:
 
In order to be considered an official feature accepted for the next Fedora release, the feature should be formally documented on a separate wiki page which includes the following information:
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{{Admon/tip | All sections must be complete (or noted as ''not applicable'' with an explanation) before the Feature Wrangler will submit a feature to FESCo for acceptance.}}
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{{Admon/note |  A blank template is available at [[Features/EmptyTemplate]]  and a completed example is at [[Features/Template]]   
 
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Revision as of 15:57, 22 July 2008

Proposing Official Features

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Completing the page
All sections must be complete (or noted as not applicable with an explanation) before the Feature Wrangler will submit a feature to FESCo for acceptance.

In order to be considered an official feature accepted for the next Fedora release, the feature should be formally documented on a separate wiki page which includes the following information:

  1. Summary of the feature
  2. A designated owner (with a link to contact information http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/<YourName> --including a valid email address). The owner is responsible for:
    1. Making sure the feature is completed according to the schedule
    2. Communicating periodic status
    3. Attending feature status meetings
  3. Current status
    1. last updated
    2. Estimated percentage of completion
  4. Description of the new feature
  5. Detailed explanation of what the new feature will do and how it will be implemented
  6. Benefit to Fedora
  7. Scope
  8. Test Plan
  9. Dependencies--on other packages or features
  10. Contingency plan
  11. Link to documentation
  12. Important information for release notes
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Put a watch on your page by clicking the watch link at the top of the page. You must be logged in to do this.
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A blank template is available at Features/EmptyTemplate and a completed example is at Features/Template