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

Laszlo Papp lpapp at kde.org
Mon Feb 15 21:37:49 UTC 2016


On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 9:27 PM, Thomas Pfeiffer <thomas.pfeiffer at kde.org>
wrote:

> On Montag, 15. Februar 2016 21:49:58 CET Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > On Monday, February 15, 2016 18:36:18 Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > A bit less than two weeks ago we sent the first draft for the
> > > community vision for KDE. We have gotten a lot of useful feedback and
> > > have now put this into a second draft. It reads as follows:
> > > "KDE creates technology for a world in which everyone has freedom,
> > > privacy and control over their digital life."
> >
> > just to make sure: this intentionally uses "technology" and not
> "software" ?
>
> Yes, this is intentional. Since the vision is supposed to merely outline
> the
> future we want to live in, not how to get there, we did not want to
> restrict
> ourselves to software.
>
> If, say, 10 years down the road, hard- and software is so much intertwined
> that we cannot influence the future with software alone anymore, we don't
> want
> people to say "But our vision says we only do software!".
>

In which case, what if digital life is not the future?

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