Fedora's Core Purposes

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Sep 18 13:53:07 UTC 2009

John Poelstra wrote:
> I was recently reviewing this page and a number of other pages that talk 
> about the Fedora Project (not our the Fedora distribution)
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Objectives
> I'm working a blog post that provides more detail on this.  In the 
> meantime, I think this page could be broken into three primary purposes 
> and each of the bullets merged under those purposes.
> 1) Building and releasing a distribution
> 2) Building communities
> 3) Furthering the science (methodologies) and practice of building 
> communities
> I think it is important that we place a tight limit on the number of 
> *core* purposes.  Is there anything else that the Fedora Project does 
> that could not be captured under these three headings?

Heck, couldn't 3 and 2 be merged?

and consider adding:
furthering ... blah blah... of FLOSS ?  though could even go a step 
further and not limit it to just software, but include content (CC and 
all that) as well.

-- Rex

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