FESCo is the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee. It is a fully community elected body and represents the technical leadership in Fedora.

Overall Mission

FESCo handles the process of accepting new features, the acceptance of new packaging sponsors, Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and SIG Oversight, the packaging process, handling and enforcement of maintainer issues and other technical matters related to the distribution and its construction.

Common tasks and responsibilities

Issues FESCo handles include:

  • Approval and coordination of "Changes" for Fedora releases

  • Package maintainer disputes

  • Larger changes to the Fedora Package collection

  • Guidance and technical direction for other parts of the project

  • Setting the schedule for Fedora development cycles

  • Reviewing and approving technical content from Fedora Working groups

  • Responsible for what software is offered to end users under what conditions

  • Oversight and approval of new spins and other media that doesn’t fit under a working group

More Info

You can find further information about FESCo, its members, and its policies on the FESCo wiki pages