Thursday, July 3, 2014

Re: What is success for Fedora?

Hi Matthew,

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.


The Mission

At a high level, what we will do to achieve our vision.


Our Objectives

Specific projects we work on in support of our mission. #1 on the list
is "Creating a Free (as in Freedom) distribution"


The Foundations

The principles by which we'll do our work and values that guide our
decisions (


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.

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