Fedora Weekly News 237

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 237[1] for the week ending August 4, 2010. What follows are some highlights from this issue.

This week’s issue kicks off with announcements from the Fedora Project, including details of a recent package notifications fix, announcement of FUDCon Tempe in January 2011, and a reminder of Fedora 14 string freeze. In news from the Fedora Planet, blogging Fedora Board meetings, experimenting with purchasing laptops without Windows, and how shipping on time can be a feature for Fedora 14. In Marketing news, coverage of several list discussions, including a suggestion for a combined marketing and design Fedora Activity Day (FAD), Fedora twitter account updates, and Fedora 14 talking points planning. Two articles in Fedora In the News this week, including a Red Hat press release detailing the Fedora Projects contributions to Gnome, and interview comments with Fedora Project leader Jared Smith from the recent FISL 11 event in Brazil. In news from the Quality Assurance team, continuing work on localization testing for Fedora 14, process for upstream bug reporting for the next release, and more details on a couple proven tester work areas. Translation news including Fedora 14 tasks detail, a test day announcement for next month on Anaconda L10n and I18n, and new members of the Fedora Localization Project for Hebrew, Farsi, Brazilian Portuguese, Sinhala, Bulgarian, Serbian and Crotian. In Design team news, creation of a web application for comparing Droid Sans and Cantarell fonts by the team, and a report on a meeting on proposed logo changes. This week’s issue finishes up with a short list of Fedora 12 and 13 security-related package updates.

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FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco, Adam Williamson

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