SV: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian
mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Sat Jun 7 13:20:59 UTC 2014
On Do 05 Jun 2014 15:33:23 CEST, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> Package: mate-desktop-environment
> Version: 1.8.0+2~bpo70+1
> Following up on the thread in the mailing list:
>> >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.
>> 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 .
>> If you feel we should change that, please file a bug report against
>> that package in Debian.
> Being "self-ironic" is not a service to our users, who might be
> interested in a traditional, lightweight desktop environment (and
> will not choose to suffer with a "non-intuitive and unattractive"
> solution instead).
A fix for it has been uploaded just now.
The new LONG_DESCRIPTIONs start with:
The MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an
intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for
Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.
MATE is under active development to add support for new technologies while
preserving a traditional desktop experience.
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