Desktop Proposal

inode0 inode0 at
Mon Oct 12 23:35:09 UTC 2009

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Mike McGrath <mmcgrath at> wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Oct 2009, inode0 wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 5:28 PM, Mike McGrath <mmcgrath at> wrote:
>> > 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?
>> Here is what I believe is Red Hat's mission statement: "To be the
>> catalyst in communities of customers, contributors, and partners
>> creating better technology the open source way."
>> They don't think that an enterprise server operating system is worth mentioning?
>> Details like this are a trap and should be avoided.
> The management at Red hat don't let the engineers do whatever they want
> all willy nilly.  As such they don't have as many issues figuring out what
> they showed up to do that day.  Trap or not, it's guidance.
> Anyway, I'll get back to creating free code and content, whatever the hell
> that is.

And I think that free code and content is just as important to our mission.


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