MATE desktop environment (GNOME 2 fork)

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Fri Dec 9 11:58:27 UTC 2011

On 12/09/2011 05:17 PM, "J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" wrote:
> 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?

When you have problems, the solution is to fix it.  Not add more.


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