"What is the Fedora Project?"

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Thu Oct 22 04:05:44 UTC 2009

On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Paul W. Frields wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 08:13:29PM -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > On Wed, 7 Oct 2009, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > > This is why I feel so strongly that we should not be assuming that the
> > > people we see every day in our roles in the Fedora community,
> > > participating and contributing in constructive ways, are de facto
> > > representative of our only target audience.  Do we want those people
> > > involved?  Almost invariably the answer is "yes."  But there are many
> > > more people we reach, and more that we want to be reaching, to
> > > encourage an appreciation for sustainable software freedom, on the
> > > terms we set out in our mission and core values:
> > >
> >
> > Can you give some more detailed examples here?  You've defined the people
> > we see day to day but then went on to describe the people we don't see day
> > to day.  Those two groups combined are everyone :)
> Dangling reply never went out:
> People we see daily:  Packagers, admins, and developers.
> People we don't, in decreasing levels of visibility:  Ambassadors, bug
> filers, potential bug filers, independent open source developers,
> students

Also windows users, oracle employees, those without computers.  I guess
I'm just not following the logic.  If you're saying we should cater to
those we don't ever see, how?


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