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Finalzone
16th March 2010, 01:27 AM
Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 217 (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue217)for the week ending March 14, 2010. What follows are some highlights from this issue.


In announcements, lots of exciting news related to Fedora 13, including details on last week's Alpha launch, slogan release, as well as freeze on the F13 release notes.
In news from the Fedora Planet, thoughts on Fedora Spins, how to create a rocket using Inkscape, an excellent essay on "Open Source Philosophy" including a brief history of the movement, and much more.
In the News summarizes an interview with Fedora Project leader Paul W. Frields on Fedora 12 and beyond.
In Quality Assurance news, details from last week's Test Day on webcams, great coverage in the QA team weekly meetings and other activities, Fedora 13 Alpha and Beta updates, and details on a proposed draft of a package update policy.
Translation reports details on last week's Transifex 0.74 upgrade, availability of a Fedora 13 image with the latest translations, and many new members of the Fedora Localization Project team.
In Art/Design Team news, coverage of recent discussion on Fedora 13 beta artwork, and the design suite as a Fedora talking point.
This issue wraps up with pointers to last week's security advisories for Fedora 11, 12 and 13. Enjoy!


We're also pleased to note the availability of Fedora Audio Weekly News (FAWN), an audio version in Ogg Vorbis format for a few past FWN issues that one of our contributors has begun. Find it on the Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22FWN%22) and have a listen!

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FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Pcalarco), Adam Williamson (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Adamwill)