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

Contents

Key Features

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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

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These dates are rough guesses.
They're based on the 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!
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 Alpha Release
2011-08-30 Software Translation Deadline
2011-09-06 Beta Change Deadline
Features 100% Complete
2011-09-20 Beta Release
2011-10-10 Final Change Deadline
2011-10-11 Compose Release Candidate
2011-10-25 Fedora 16 Final Release


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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

Detailed Schedules

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These are Fedora 14 links.
Once these pages are actually generated for Fedora 16, this section will have to be edited.

Upstream Project Schedules

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These are Fedora 14 links.
All of these release schedules for upstreams will have to be researched and the information below updated.

Links to other significant project schedules--useful for seeing how Fedora lines up with them.