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Re: debian mate

On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 03:48:08PM +0000, Neil Williams wrote:
> MATE will not be in Wheezy and staying on Squeeze until Jessie is released is
> probably not suitable for most users.

It's quite likely that if MATE packages make it into Debian at all, they
will be provided in backports, so some users might end up doing

GNOME2/squeeze → MATE/wheezy/backports → MATE/jessie

> However, if people choose to migrate to XFCE instead of GNOME3, then a
> migration to a GNOME2-alike in Jessie isn't as hard

The Jury's out on that.

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