This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Vacation badge!

“Vacation”: What is it?

Vacation badge, given to contributors who mark when they're away in a calendar

“Sip the lemonade away (You deserve it for remembering your responsibility)!”

The Vacation badge is categorized as a “Community Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Science badge?

With the December holiday season right around the corner, this seemed like the perfect badge to feature this week. In short, the Vacation badge is awarded to contributors who mark when they will be unavailable in the Fedora Calendar app. Marking when you are helps others know when you will be away and know where to pick up the slack. If you an active contributor to any subgroup, team, or other entity in Fedora, this is especially important so people know when you will be away! Everyone needs a vacation every once in a while, so let others know when “the doctor is in” becomes the “the doctor is out”.

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