Possible Fedora 19 Features Are Published
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora on 3 January 2013 at 04:02 AM EST. 3 Comments
Fedora 18 hasn't even been released yet, but feature planning for Fedora 19 is well underway.

Fedora 19 should be released in late May under the codename of Schrödinger's Cat.

Talked about already as possible Fedora 19 features have been replacing rsyslogd with systemd's journald, other systemd improvements, and maybe some more Btrfs love.

Under the new feature proposal process, possible features for the next Fedora release must first be brought to the mailing list. New features proposed for Fedora 19 are:

- Ruby 2.0.
- Replacing Python-Imaging PIL with Pillow. Pillow is a fork of Python's PIL.
- Better 3D printing tools.
- Dual-stack networking for properly supporting both IPv4 and IPv6.

That's just the items raised in recent days while more Fedora 19 features are certainly out on the horizon. While Fedora 18 is far behind schedule, at least it has an impressive set of new features.

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