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Re: [opensuse-project] Strategy: comment on users and contributors
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2010 21:54:47 +0200
  • Message-id: <201007042154.48397.aj@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 04 July 2010 18:54:52 Marcus Moeller wrote:
Dear Andreas.

Community - users and contributors

I think your summary is very good. I personally don't like the word
'user' at all because for me a user is similar to 'consumer' or
'lurker' and is no win for the project at all. So growing 'users' to

I think users are a win for the project since they acknowledge that we do
great work. And they will help grow the user base as well.

become contributors should be the main goal.

I agree that this is the focus - as written - but not because I don't value
users ;)

Besides that, thanks for summing it up.

Andreas Jaeger, Program Manager openSUSE, aj@{,}
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