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

Valorie Zimmerman valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 05:20:25 UTC 2016


On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 9:36 AM, Lydia Pintscher <lydia at kde.org> 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."
> If there is anything that you disagree with about that vision, please
> speak up. Otherwise, expressing your agreement is helpful as well!

I think it could be stated more gracefully. How about:

KDE aspires to a world where all users of our technology experience
freedom, privacy and control over their digital lives.

Short version:

KDE: freedom, privacy, control of your digital life

> There seems to be significant agreement on the principles encoded in
> this vision. Therefore I'd like us to give this a final polish now and
> if needed go for a third draft (which then should be the last one to
> not stall this forever). This is a draft for a vision for what kind of
> world the community aims for, it's not a product vision. As there
> still seems to be disagreement on the product vision, Thomas will
> address that in a separate email.
>
> Cheers
> Lydia, Sebas, Thomas, Riccardo and Valorie



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