Bug#758945: mate-desktop-environment: The description of the package is not neutral

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Sun Aug 24 13:54:14 UTC 2014

Control: close -1

Hi rpnpif,

On  Sa 23 Aug 2014 09:08:21 CEST, rpnpif wrote:

> Package: mate-desktop-environment
> Severity: minor
> Dear Maintainer,
> The description showed by apt-cache says that
> "The MATE Desktop Environment, a non-intuitive and unattractive desktop
>  for users, using traditional computing desktop metaphor."
> against the description from http://www.mate-desktop.org/ says :
> "It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using
>  traditional metaphors"...
> So the package description is non neutral.
> Let to the users the appreciation on this environment.
> This package description is subjective.
> I think that it should be modified to a neutral sense.

This issue had been fixed in testing/unstable a while ago. Yesterday,  
I uploaded the latest testing version of mate-desktop-environment to  


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