latest draft for mission (and strategy)

Kenny Coyle kenny at heloo.net
Tue Jun 13 12:16:25 UTC 2017


Hey,

Thanks for putting this together, I can only see it being positive going
forward.

The text itself is very clear and concise.

On the last section about promoting development, I'm wondering if it's
worthwhile having a statement about the infrastructure that KDE maintains
and develops? How about the following:

To promote the development of Free and Open-Source Software, KDE

   - …
   - maintains reliable technical infrastructure to support the community,
   evolving with the community


Thanks,
Kenny.

On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 10:36 AM Sebastian Kügler <sebas at kde.org> wrote:

> On zondag 11 juni 2017 18:02:56 CEST Albert Vaca wrote:
> > Thanks for putting this together! Some (late and) minor thoughts on
> wording:
> >
> > I like that we state we want to "integrate well with other Free products
> to
> > complete the experience". I would explicitly mention "other Free
> *software*
> > and products", to make clear that we don't want to be a closed ecosystem
> > where KDE software only integrates with other KDE software.
> >
> > I also think that the statement "maintains a diverse and inclusive
> > community" is fundamental in a truly open online community nowadays. I
> > would go further and say "a diverse, inclusive *and safe* community".
>
> I think those are excellent suggestions. The Free products was I think an
> omission, since without software, this doesn't make sense in our context.
> The
> "safe" is something I really like in there, because it stresses mutual care
> and kindness that we want to exercise. That is something we always values
> in
> KDE and supported by our actions (CoC being a cornerstone).
>
> > Apart from that, I agree with every point in the strategy and I'm happy
> we
> > have decided to write it down and make it public.
>
> Cool!
> --
> sebas
>
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