Fedora Board Recap 2010-02-11

Adam Miller maxamillion at fedoraproject.org
Mon Feb 15 14:18:05 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 7:52 PM, Chris Tyler <chris at tylers.info> wrote:
> ==== Importance of strategy ====
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Poelstra/Importance_of_strategy
> * Explaining ''why'' the board is pursuing these issues and believes
> they are important
> * To advance free software, we need to provide a sustainable integration
> of free software without cutting corners. By providing a positive first
> impression throughout the install and runtime use, we support Fedora's
> reputation as a leading and reliable product that attracts future users
> and contributors. To provide that integration and experience we must
> have a clear set of priorities to encourage contributors' efforts. These
> priorities are not meant to keep contributors from working on the parts
> of Fedora that matter to them. These priorities guide contributors to
> focus their efforts in cases where they cannot equally cover all needs.
> Teams that care passionately about those needs should use the
> opportunity to grow our contributor base to help meet them. While
> narrowing our focus in some areas, though, we must provide opportunities
> for exploration to all contributors within the framework of our core
> values and without impeding progress.
> * Proposed by John Poelstra that we approve this statement and add it to
> the board wiki pages.
> ** Approved (unanimous)
> * '''ACTION''': John Poelstra to add to the board wiki pages.

I'd like to say on list and on record that I greatly appreciate this
being posted. Many concerns are now put to rest.

Thank you,

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