Is the Fedora community forgetting its primary goal?

To sum up Betteridge’s law of headlines in a single word: no.

Fedora is a community which produces a set of products. One of the things that makes our products distinct is the methodology (FOSS) we use to create them. We believe this methodology provides compelling advantages across our product portfolio.

But it is a mistake to think that Fedora is merely a tool to spread more FOSS. Fedora is not political think tank. FOSS methodology is a means, not an end. The end is a better product.

This is precisely what makes so appealing: it focuses on products. We actually need to produce something of value that people want to use. The best way to spread more FOSS is to make really good FOSS products.

3 thoughts on “Is the Fedora community forgetting its primary goal?

  1. I don’t think Stallman even touches my point above. You still have to make good Free Software products.

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