On 07/01/2014 04:39 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> We need both, and, crucially, we need them to be interconnected. We have a
> very high-level goal in our mission "to lead the advancement of free and
> open source software and content as a collaborative community."
> "Creating a Linux distribution" is noticeably missing from this mission, and
> we certainly could spend some time revisiting that if there's enough
> interest, but I'm content to read "to lead" as "create a Linux distribution
> which leads". If we're fine with that collectively, cool, but we certainly
> can go back to that level if people think it would be productive.
I can explain this, either having been on the board at the time or
pulled into to consult with the board from a process pov -
The Vision Statement
Our ultimate vision for the future that we'd like to achieve.
The Fedora Project creates a world where
free culture is welcoming and widespread,
collaboration is commonplace, and
people control their content and devices.
At a high level, what we will do to achieve our vision.
Specific projects we work on in support of our mission. #1 on the list
is "Creating a Free (as in Freedom) distribution"
The principles by which we'll do our work and values that guide our
These documents are all interconnected.
Feels like maybe the discussion we need to have is whether or not our
current objectives are supporting our vision and mission.
board-discuss mailing list