[kde-community] Please participate in our survey for input on KDE's Mission

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Tue Jun 28 21:53:51 BST 2016

Hi Thomas,

On Thursday 16 June 2016 12:02:48 Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
> Dear fellow KDE contributors,
> as already hinted at in the article about KDE's Vision [1], the next step in
> setting our path into the future is defining KDE's Mission statement. Right
> after our Vision was published, a group of people started drafting a
> Mission statement and discussing it on the kde-community mailing list.
> While we agreed on most aspects of the Mission, it became obvious that on
> some key issues, we just had quite different individual opinions. Even if
> an individual opinion prevailed in our discussion, we would not know
> whether that opinion was shared by the majority of the KDE community. This
> is a problem, because especially in a volunteer-driven community where a
> Mission cannot be enforced from the top down, it can only have a practical
> effect if the majority of those doing the work agree with it. However it
> became obvious that not that many KDE contributors both had the time and
> were comfortable with contributing to the discussion on the mailing list.
> Therefore, in order to still be able to find out what the majority of the
> community considers the right approach towards our Vision, we set up an
> online survey, hoping that this would make it easier for people to voice
> their opinion in an easy, anonymous way. Since we always focus on our
> users, we are also interested in the opinion of interested users, so we
> opened up the survey for everyone.
> So, please Participate in our survey:
> http://survey.kde.org/index.php/858172/lang-en
> It should not take more than 5-10 minutes and providing your input on what
> KDE should do will help us move towards our Vision!
> Thank you,
> Thomas and the KDE Mission team

how long do you want to leave the survey actually open ?


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