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Re: Desktop Proposal



On Mon, 12 Oct 2009, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 17:18 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > Agreed, it should be the page that directs our contributors.
>
> Yes, we agree on the above.
>
> > To create a
> > usable, general purpose desktop.
> >
> >
>
> No we do not agree on this.  The Fedora Project's mission isn't just to
> create a general purpose desktop.  Not by a long shot.  By saying that
> at a /project/ level you basically tell every person out there that
> wants to work on making servers better, or wants to develop good
> documentation for software, or wants to create artwork, or wants to do
> anything that isn't a "general purpose desktop" to piss off and find
> another project.  I don't think that will result in more contributors
> coming to Fedora.
>

So lets leave the other missions in place, as suggested in the paper, and
just add one?  Is there anyone else on the list that thinks trying to
build a usable, general purpose desktop is not worth being a mission of
the Fedora Project?

	-Mike


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