latest draft for mission (and strategy)

Sebastian Kügler sebas at
Wed Jun 14 09:33:19 UTC 2017

On dinsdag 13 juni 2017 22:00:02 CEST Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 11:36 AM, Sebastian Kügler <sebas at> 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).
> re your edit: When reading the initial wording this includes
> integration with other Free "things" for me as well. I am specifically
> thinking about Marble integrating Wikipedia articles, Kipi plugins
> allowing upload to Wikimedia Commons, Amarok integrating with a number
> of free music services and so on. Albert wrote it as "other Free
> Software and products". I think that captures it a bit better.

I agree, good call!

> Everyone: Thanks a lot for the valuable and constructive input.
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