On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 12:17:07 -0400, Justin W. Flory (he/him) wrote:
But I think it is a reality we need to call out and make clear.
is not owned by the Fedora Community. I say this as someone who has only
ever participated in Fedora as a volunteer community member.
This is not accurate either, Justin. There are two components:
- the trademark, infra, and a majority of tangible assets that the
community relies on owned by Red Hat,
- the work, the ideas, and a large proportion of the non tangible bits
are owned/shared/contributed collectively by the community----this
includes Red Hat employees that we all work together with and are most
One cannot exist without the other, and the task of the community, and
the Council in particular, is to ensure that while following the
regulations that apply to Red Hat, the community is still able to pursue
its social goals and ideals.
As I keep screaming, mostly in the Fedora Join channels, Fedora = the
people, and then Fedora = the deliverables. If some day in the future,
Red Hat is no longer able to back the community, the people of Fedora
will still exist and I personally think we will be able to continue the
community even if we need to find a new name. (RPMFusion is already an
I haven't thought about the main subject of this thread yet, so I won't
weigh in there now. :)
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