[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Mon Oct 25 05:51:51 CEST 2010

Le 2010-10-24 12:17, Wolfgang Bornath a écrit :
> It's not only the packagers. Was it not for the personal contacts I
> had at Mandriva and in the community I would not have continued any
> contribution after Mandriva terminated my contract.
> But in general the difference between Mandriva and Mageia is really
> the difference between company and community.
> While at Mandriva most users felt more like customers of a commercial
> company than as parts of a community, with Mageia it's totally
> different.
> While with Mandriva the users always regarded the distribution as a
> product of the company, being served to them (no matter whether there
> were only employees or more contributors than employees). With Mageia
> it is now _their_ product which _they_ serve to themselves and others.
> I think this is the core difference and we have to prove that this
> impression is right.

Nicely said Wobo. That is exactly how we should all feel. Regardless of 
difference of opinions, we should all have a feeling of ownership in 
Mageia. It is our distro and like you said, new devs/users should feel 
the same way, that Mageia now belongs to them.



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