[kde-community] Differences between proposed vision drafts (or "inclusive" vs "focused")

Alexander Dymo alex at alexdymo.com
Fri Feb 5 18:06:26 UTC 2016


Ingo, you may be right here. If we extract the vision statement from
the proposal, it would be something like:

"An end user will have free software apps and shells/launchers on any
device they use".

Note, this is what I came up just now when writing this reply. This
needs more thought, but the main idea is there.

On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 10:22 AM, Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at kde.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 04 February 2016 21:16:41 Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>> the vision draft we present here is not a long term vision which changes the
>> future of computing.
>> It presents ambitious, but realistic goals for the next few years.
>> Currently KDE applications and the desktop are successful on desktop Linux
>> (and BSD etc.). But there is so much territory to conquer beyond that, while
>> (for now) staying focused on GUIs.
>> Let's make KDE applications as well known as Firefox or LibreOffice.
>>
>> (This also implies that a vision statement needs updating over the years as
>> circumstances change.)
>
> Please (re-)read
> https://topnonprofits.com/examples/vision-statements/
> and tell me which of those 30 vision statements you think need "updating over
> the years as circumstances change."
>
> As I wrote in my other message, I believe that what you propose is more a
> mission statement. And mission statements do indeed need to be updated from
> time to time.
>
>
> Regards,
> Ingo
>
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