MATE desktop environment (GNOME 2 fork)

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at
Fri Dec 9 11:47:50 UTC 2011

On 12/09/2011 04:12 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 12/09/2011 09:20 AM, Eric Smith wrote:
>> I've submitted review requests for the first two packages for the MATE
>> desktop environment, mate-doc-utils and mate-corba.  MATE is a fork of
>> GNOME 2.  I expect that it will take me a few months to package the
>> remaining MATE packages.
>> Would anyone like to see the MATE desktop environment as an official
>> feature of Fedora 17 or Fedora 18?
> Sure but is MATE actively developed and does it have more than one
> developer?  I am worried about sustainability.

How can you be worried about maintainability given that we already have 
unmaintained and poorly maintained packages in the distribution?


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