I am going to disagree with this change.
First of all, i think this new message looks hostile, especially this part: "The
Fedora Project will be a reference for everyone who shares this vision", which reads
as "If you share the vision, you must be in Fedora".
But even it reworded I think the root of this disagreement lies in the perception, what
the vision statement supposed to do.
It seems you are trying to make it sound more appealing or exciting. As you see it as a
way to invite new people.
But mission statement or vision is different from a marketing talking point. It is not
what attracts attention or curiosity, it is what binds us together to do a specific
And I don't see that thing in the proposed mission statement.
It is a hand wavy proclamation that says that Fedora Project's ultimate goal is the
World Peace and Prosperity. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely support the goal :) But
what makes Fedora to be Fedora is the way how exactly we are trying to help to reach this
And it should be part of our vision to propose this way.
The "How" part can change over time as the Project itself grows and changes, but
it should be there. It is what holds us together, and provides the common foundation.
Moreover, I have an alternative proposal  which I haven't got a lot of feedback
It maybe worded differently, but in short, I'd like to see the "Integrate
First" statement added to our core values, somewhere next to the Upstream First
I think the ability to communicate and collaborate (and integrate) is that missing piece
that Peace and Prosperity goal struggles with right now. Together with the definition of
what the "to integrate" means.
And I prefer to see Fedora's mission not to try and take over the world, but to fill
in this gap, based on previous successful experience over many years, but also together
with finding new ways, new workflows and even new definitions for it.