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Re: Fedora Board Recap 2009-01-20



On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 03:10:14PM -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
>On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, John Poelstra wrote:
>>
>> == What is Fedora? ==
>> * Are Fedora's mission and goals clear?
>> * Background
>> ** https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Overview
>> ** https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2009-January/msg02227.html
>> * Move further discussion to fedora-advisory-board redhat com
>>
>
>Me again :)
>
>http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2007-July/msg00137.html
>
>So I'll kick this up a notch a bit and not ask questions but propose
>things.
>
>I'd like the fedora board and or FPL to give us a mission statement.
>
>I'd like to see a plan that I and everyone else can follow to implement
>this statement in the work we do.
>
>If http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Overview is correct.  I'd like to see the
>page focused and simplified on what we're about.  I'd also like to know
>what we should do to get it spread around a bit more.
>
>Somehow I feel like we've not properly set our users expectations right
>and in the end it hurts us when they have a bad experience.  Fedora's goal
>is not one of a popularity contest, we serve a deeper purpose. [1]

Then start by answering your own question.  Fedora's goals, it's mission,
and it's plan are driven by it's community[1].  Not by the Board, and with all
respect to our excellent leader, not by the FPL.

So, what do you want that plan to be?

josh

[1] And by community, I mean everyone that contributes to it regardless of
employer.


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