Fedora's Core Purposes
tiemann at redhat.com
Fri Sep 18 14:59:42 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)
> 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
Insert ^ free (as in freedom)
> 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?
If you don't like "free", you can insert "principled" and explain that
we define a set of course *values* to which our purposes are means of
expression of those values.
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