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Re: "What is the Fedora Project?"



On Thu, 8 Oct 2009, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:

> On 10/07/2009 12:11 AM, John Poelstra wrote:
> >
> > http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-board-meeting/2009-10-01/fedora-board-meeting.2009-10-01-16.03.log.html
> >
> >
> > At last week's meeting we said we would continue our discussion here.
> > Here I go :)
> >
> > 1) I'm still advocating that it is our responsibility to move things
> > forward and own these issues.  Are there any board members that
> > disagree?  Speak now or we will assume you are in agreement. :-)
>
> I've been thinking a lot about how I want to respond to this thread.
> Here are my thoughts:
>
> * I am troubled by the subtext of the repeated questioning of "What is
> Fedora", because I really don't think that is the question that is being
> asked. Instead, I think the question being asked (or at least, the
> question being answered) is: "Who is Fedora (the Linux Distribution) for?"
>
> If indeed, we are attempting to answer that question, it implies that
> there are users for whom Fedora is not, and will never be, a good fit.

My wife and both of my parents answered no to every single question on
this page:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Is_Fedora_For_Me

Given that, it seems obvious to me that Fedora is not for them.

	-Mike


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