MATE, and Cinnamon differ from standard Gnome,
Yes Gnome and Cinnamon / Mate base on GTK, but so does LXDE.
Cinnamon is a fork of gnome-shell, as muffin is a fork of mutter; MATE
is a pure fork of GNOME2 base stack.
AFAIK Cinnamon / Mate try to implement the look and feel of
Gnome2/GTK2+ but base on GTK3.
Wrong; MATE will be offering a GTK+-2.0 experince.
So far they try NOT to use any Gnome-Libs.
They forked a lot of libs from GNOME..
The forking of the Apps and Widgets was not
needlessly, but to get
the dependencies on Gnome-Libs out of them.
The forking of apps is needlessly because whats the point in forking
GEdit for example? Whats the point of forking the gnome-utils package?
The system I have for MATE integration testing is not using all those
needlessly package forks and using components form GNOME3, which are
more developed (feature wise), look nicer and work as good :)
And the upstream Gnome-Devs would in no way support
that kind of
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