Rex Dieter (rdieter(a)math.unl.edu) said:
On 09/26/2012 03:50 PM, Sam Burgos wrote:
>Greetings, my name is Jose Santiago Burgos and I'm from El Salvador, i
>do hope that you can do your activities as usual
>The reason of my mail is that while I was downloading an XFCE Fedora
>Spin for a friend, i tought and ask myself: "Why we cannot have another
>special spin given the popularity of some recent Desktops Environments
>(DE). I mean with MATE and Cinnamon
You certainly are welcome to help make such spins of course.
Being involved with MATE, I can say that our current and primary focus is
1. get MATE into fedora packaging-wise.
2. make it easily installable via comps group(s) and what-not.
There's a bug request for this for MATE that I'm intending to sort through
late this week/early next week, but that's only part of what's needed as a
spin as stated below.
3. the option of doing the work of making a spin based on it is a
The status quo is that 1 is almost done with a basic desktop
(optional pieces will be added over time). 2. is in the planning
stages. not even thinking about 3 yet.
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