Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Re: What is success for Fedora?

----- Original Message -----
> On 07/01/2014 10:47 AM, Miloslav Trmač wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> Is Fedora simply a project to
> >> create a Linux distribution, or is it something larger?
> > … or something smaller instead?
> >
> > These kinds of questions have a tendency to lead to answers that mostly
> > expand the scope of what we should be achieving, making it more general,
> > more vague, and more close to impossible to succeed.
> Not that I disagree, but do you have an example of an answer to the
> question we should avoid?

From a certain slashdotted blog post: 'In fact, these days GNOME describes itself as a "community that makes great software", which is as nondescript as you can get for software development.' is what first came to my mind as a counterexample. (Note: GNOME _doesn't_ describe itself that way any more.)
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