MATE desktop environment (GNOME 2 fork)

Dennis Jacobfeuerborn dennisml at
Fri Dec 9 12:24:08 UTC 2011

On 12/09/2011 12:50 PM, "J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" wrote:
> On 12/09/2011 03:50 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?
> Is it not better to just create extension and an theme on spin with
> gnome3 that bring back the functionality you seek?

That's pretty much was Mint seems to be doing and I agree that this is 
probably a much more viable approach:


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