The news is creeping around the net that rsyslog possible replaces sysklogd in Fedora 8. As far as I know, no definitive decision has jet been made by the Fedora folks. But a lot of them already contribute to the code and its packaging system. So no matter how they'll finally decide, this is very good news for the project.
Currently, I have not "advertised" the fact because I think it is not yet finally decided. But now it looks it has left the mailing Fedora mailing lists: