[kde-community] Results from the Mission Survey

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Wed Sep 28 10:40:09 UTC 2016


On Tuesday 27 September 2016 16:06:38 Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 2:06 AM, Alexander Neundorf <neundorf at kde.org> 
wrote:
> > On Wednesday 21 September 2016 21:53:46 Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
> >> On 12.09.2016 18:18, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> > 
> >> > On Thursday 01 September 2016 16:54:32 Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> >> >> On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:14 AM, Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at kde.org> 
wrote:
> >> >>> I don't think so. On
> >> >>> https://akademy.kde.org/
> >> >>> there's no BoF registered for working on the mission.
> >> >> 
> >> >> Thomas and I just added one on Tuesday at 4pm.
> >> > 
> >> > how did it go ?
> >> > Are there notes or something somewhere ?
> >> 
> >> Hi Alex,
> >> there are no notes of the BoF, but all the tangible results of it are
> >> reflected in the updated Mission draft [1].
> >> However, near the end of the BoF, concerns were brought up regarding
> >> whether a Mission for KDE should say anything about our products, or
> >> whether our products should only be defined by their individual product
> >> visions and a KDE Mission should only encompass how we organize and
> >> collaborate.> 
> > just a short remark: I think trying to give a general direction on what we
> > do is necessary, and according to the results of the surveys this is also
> > wanted. We now already have two "documents" where we do not talk about
> > what we create (the manifesto and the vision), so let's try to put down
> > in a mission what we are trying to create.
> > 
> > Alex
> 
> We seemed to be reaching consensus on the updated draft, but at the
> end of the hour some severe doubts were voiced. The product teams have
> some visions, and the doubt seemed to be that those visions and
> mission statements were going to be over-ridden.
> 
> So in my opinion, we need to gather those vision and mission
> statements, and see what the common elements are.

Sounds like a good plan. :-)
Was there the feeling that those might conflict with each other ?

Alex



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