Aligning targets

John Poelstra poelstra at
Wed Sep 30 17:17:46 UTC 2009

Bill Nottingham said the following on 09/30/2009 09:33 AM Pacific Time:
> John Poelstra (poelstra at said:
>> I think we still have a little work to do.  I'm not sure all the
>> bullets in this section are in harmony with each other.
> The problem is that those bullets aren't guiding, which is sort of what
> Mike is asking for. None of those things implies anything about the target
> market or target userbase. The closest one is about how Fedora is F/OSS and

That was the point of my previous post (cut from above).  We are going 
around in circles because we aren't being direct.  Expecting people to 
make the right inference hasn't worked.

> therefore not interested in working on/supporting/etc. closed-source
> software - but that's not a point you can make design decisions around.
> You could claim 'usability and a "just works" philosophy' is a design point,
> but that applies just as much to Asterisk or TurboGears as it does to
> Firefox and GNote.

To sharpen the Objectives we first need to finish:


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