I don't see the problem...
I don't get why this is an issue, particularly. Raise your hand if you have PAID for release 18 and are angry because you didn't get it when promised. Anyone? Anyone? No? It's not like 17, or 16, or 15 - or even 11, which I am still using, doesn't work just fine. Now, of course, that's if your interest is in something that just works. If you want to be able to tell all your friends (friends? IT people?) you have been playing with the VERY LATEST release because that makes you WAY more cool.... I can see why you are disappointed. For the rest of us, maybe I'll just write "Fedora 18" on a post-it note and stick it on the front of the servers I have running 11. Viola!
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