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Re: [opensuse-project] What's the latest on the strategy discussion?
- From: Steven L Hess <SHESS@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2010 14:07:38 -0700
- Message-id: <4CD4721A.5020901@xxxxxxxxxx>
On 11/05/2010 08:46 AM, Martin Schlander wrote:
Fredag den 5. november 2010 14:43:50 skrev Jos Poortvliet:Substitute something else for professional. I am sure there are plenty
At the conf one piece of feedback was that we need a single-sentenceAh, smart people at the conference :-)
mission to describe what we want - very much like what fedora has:
The Fedora Project's mission is to lead the advancement of free and openWell, their mission is quite sympathetic and I'm glad to have Fedora around,
source software and content as a collaborative community.
I think I like their mission and it's also pretty correct
but if you read between the lines it really means: "unproductive, bleeding
edge, experimental toy for geeks". And I'm pretty sure that most of the
openSUSE community wants something rather different - fortunately most of the
strategy discussion so far has confirmed this.
- so weSorry to keep repeating myself, but the keywords here should definitely be
brainstormed on what would fit openSUSE. Suggestions are very welcome, we
The openSUSE project's mission is to unlock the posibilities of computers
to users around the globe using the power and flexibility of Linux.
but it's far from perfect. Somehow it should mention we focus on
flexibility and power ("make things as simple as possible but no
simpler"), it should be ambitious (eg worldwide blabla), focussed on
end-users etc - the requirements are clear as they come from the rest of
the strategy discusion. But now, how to phrase it in one sentence?
productive, powerful and professional :-)
How about something along these lines:
"In the openSUSE project we work together to create a professional and
powerful Linux distribution, which lets people be productive."
of users like me who don't care if "professionals" find openSUSE
useful. I don't do one thing "professional" with my 11.3 installations,
I do things that are useful to me. Let SLED be what professionals use.
Sent from my Linux box.
Regards de KC6KGE.
A very happy Flex-3000 user.
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