Hi Gunnar, 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. > >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 . 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. . [...] """ Mike -- DAS-NETZWERKTEAM mike gabriel, herweg 7, 24357 fleckeby fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148 GnuPG Key ID 0x25771B31 mail: email@example.com, http://das-netzwerkteam.de freeBusy: https://mail.das-netzwerkteam.de/freebusy/m.gabriel%40das-netzwerkteam.de.xfb
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