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

Stephen Kelly steveire at gmail.com
Sat Feb 27 18:36:51 UTC 2016


Jos Poortvliet wrote:

> On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 10:22:22 PM AMT Stephen Kelly wrote:
>> So for me, this is quite good:
>> 
>>  "A world in which everyone has control in their digital life"
>> 
>> I think it is good for all of the same reasons in my previous email. It
>> is also more concise.
> 
> I think she got sidetracked by the search for a slogan - I had the same,
> really liking what she wrote, then reading your mail and realizing it was
> a slogan, not a vision...

Cool, thanks for reading my mail and clearing up the side-track!

> "A world in which everyone has control over their digital life" (in ->
> over) seems a great vision.

Seems great to me too.
 
> To execute, we'd need to <snip>

>From my perspective (see my mail), if you're 'executing', then you're not 
talking about a vision anymore. You don't execute a vision. You *just* use 
it for inspiration.

> Of course, next KDE would have to define mission and strategy, in which
> more detailed things like "end user facing software", "cross-platform",
> "Qt" and more could or could not find a place.

Yep.

Thanks,

Steve.



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