In the news: Zarafa
jwildebo at redhat.com
Tue Apr 20 19:43:31 UTC 2010
As long as it doesn't becom Fedora investing time and ressources on
correcting and defending openCore companies, fine with me.
I still would advice Zarafa to call the opensource version different. Makes
all of our lives easier. But that is mid-term and up to Zarafa. Short term
we should try to set it right where needed by commenting and talking to
authors of articles.
But we should focus more on the true goodies of Fedora. Zarafa is - as you
said - only one of them.
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Am Dienstag, 20. April 2010 19:47:22 schrieb Jan Wildeboer:
> Now I am not in the "told you so" department, but it unfolds as I
> Not much we can do now without harming either Fedora or Zarafa.
Harm? This sounds dramatized. Fedora is in the press with zarafa as a
- and we disussed pro and contra already a lot.
It is easy to oppose and disagree on new contributions - i know that it is
part of your job at Red Hat to be a "pain" to non-FOSS Vendors ;) - but
is about enable and encourage people to contribute and i want to see that
Press, Users, - the world - get the right message - i already explained in
detail why it is good that a community driven feature should advertised 
Clarification and truth have nothing to do with harming - it is about
them and evangelize them to spread it right. We talk about FOSS Software
and it seems Paul clarified things already to the author.
Joerg (kital) Simon
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