[kde-community] finding a clear vision for KDE - first draft for discussion

Sebastian Kügler sebas at kde.org
Mon Feb 8 12:16:41 UTC 2016


On Friday, February 05, 2016 05:00:28 PM Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 February 2016 10:10:27 Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> > The first draft reads as follows:
> > "KDE, through the creation of Free software,
> 
> "through the creation of Free software" sounds like (part of) a mission 
> statement to me. I'd leave it out of the vision statement.
> 
> > enables users
> 
> IMO "users" is too technical as term for a vision. I suggest to replace it 
> with "everyone".
> 
> > to control their digital life.
> 
> I like this.
> 
> > KDE software enables privacy,
> 
> Yes!
> 
> > makes simple things easy and complex scenarios possible
> 
> To me this sounds very not-saying-anything in a complicated way. Also, I
> think  it superfluous because it's already contained in "enables [...] to
> control their digital life".
> 
> > while crossing device boundaries."
> 
> While it may be nice to mention this it's probably better moved to the
> mission  statement.
> 
> 
> So, how about
> "KDE enables everyone to control their digital life without compromising
> their  privacy."

That's getting really catchy!

Really useful feedback, thanks Ingo. I agree with the points you make.
-- 
sebas

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