Fedora's Core Purposes
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Sep 18 13:57:09 UTC 2009
Rex Dieter wrote:
> 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)
>> 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
>> 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.
On second thought, following the same logic, this could be considered
part of 1 I guess, though a distribution may be just a natural
consequence of achieving/following the FLOSS goal.
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