SV: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at
Thu Jun 5 13:15:21 UTC 2014

Hi Joe,

On  Do 05 Jun 2014 14:03:13 CEST, Joe Dalton wrote:

> are there any reasons for the »strange« package description in  
> mate-desktop-environment (and more)
> The MATE Desktop Environment, a non-intuitive and unattractive desktop
>  for users, using traditional computing desktop metaphor.
> bye
> Joe
> Danish

I have adopted this a little self-ironic description from the meta  
package mate-desktop-environment that has been provided on the  
upstream package site so far [1].

If you feel we should change that, please file a bug report against  
that package in Debian.



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