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1.4.2. Tactics

This is derived from military terminology. The common example is a group of soldiers who work with a squad leader to take and secure a hill.
Tactics are the ideas, plans, methods, and means used to accomplish a goal. That is, tactics are the maneuvers used to achieve an objective that is set by strategy.
In Fedora, the strict yet clever packaging guidelines are a strong-arm tactic that enforces the Fedora strategy of good packaging of only free and open source software.