Fedora 8 Schedule

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu May 31 18:19:45 UTC 2007

Arthur Pemberton wrote:

> On 5/31/07, David Hollis <dhollis at davehollis.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 18:02 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> > And as for the regular release part, don't the schedules always slip
>> > anyway?
>> >
>> Pretty much always, and it goes both ways.  F8 could push back a week or
>> two to try to accomodate KDE, but then KDE may wind up pushing back a
>> bit to finish up some last bits.  Then F8 has to either go ahead and
>> release sans KDE final, or wait more, and then the Gnome-ers are
>> screaming "why are we waiting for KDE?  I don't use it so that must mean
>> that no one does!" etc etc.
>> It sucks, but that's life.
> In such a case, i suggest shipping KDE 3.x and go to KDE 4.x mid F8.

Not an option, that path leads to madness, unless kde3/kde4 suddenly become
100% parallel-installable between now and then (possible, but highly

-- rex

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