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Re: Some people mis interpret Fedora's Mission Statement.



On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 1:07 PM,  <homburg tips-q com> wrote:
> On Sun, 07 Dec 2008 11:16:35 -0500
> Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
>
>> I am really frustrated by some of the things that I hear
>> said on this board.  Specifically when someone comes on
>> here and touts the "Fedora is bleeding edge software" and
>> "if it isn't stable enough for you, go get another
>> distribution".
>>
>> That is NOT the intent of Fedora.   Fedora is NOT "by
>> developers for developers and the hell with the end
>> user".
>>
>> Its ultimate goal is to produce production quality user
>> ready distributions.
>>
>> Max Spevack addressed the specific topic of goals on
>> Slashdot a while ago.
>> http://interviews.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/08/17/177220
>>
>
> I think that Max was either a tad disingenuous or,
> possibly, unaware of the economic model. Redhat spends
> considerable sums on Fedora and has a fiduciary obligation
> to its shareholders. There is nothing wrong with that. Not
> at all. Fedora is a great "product." I accept it for what
> it is.


While Fedora is beholden to the hand at feeds it, Fedora's primary
goal is _not_ to please RedHat.


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