RFC: Fedora 8 and KDE 4

Gilboa Davara gilboad at gmail.com
Tue May 22 07:39:38 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 06:55 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 21.05.2007 16:51, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Last week, I have prepared a draft document detailing how to go on
> > with KDE 4 in Fedora as I see it: 
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/KevinKofler/F8KDE4Plan
> Quoting from that page:
> > With Fedora 7 scheduled for the end of this month, assuming the usual
> > 6-month release cycle for Fedora 8 ("F8"), this means F8 will be
> > released somewhere around the end of November.
> There were some *discussion* about Fedora making a more strict releases
> cycle somewhat aligned to the Gnome release cycle. There was afaik no
> outcome from those discussions yet, but well, before starting to realize
> those KDE plans it might be better to see the F8 release schedule first.
> Even with the current proposed scheme and the estimated Fedora 8 release
> date according to the old behavior I'd tend to say that schedule is
> quite ambitious -- just let KDE 4.0 slip two or four weeks and the
> release of Fedora**8 gets in trouble.
> Further: all the important people are busy with F7. I'd say this kind of
> discussion would be better held after F7 is ready.
> CU
> thl

You could always release KDE 4.0RCx (as long as it's semi-stable) and
switch to 4.0 release once it's out.
It's not like its never been done before. (Again, assuming that KDE 4.0
reaches a certain maturity during F8 test3/4)

- Gilboa

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