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[opensuse-packaging] Re: /etc/ssl stuff
On Mon, 16 Jul 2012 13:23, Marcus Meissner <meissner@...> wrote:
On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 12:38:32AM +0100, Nelson Marques wrote:
Hi Marcus,

One of MATE packages is a fork of gnome-keyring;
Does MATE fork various GNOME packages (needlessly?), because this looks
pretty much like gnome-keyring?

MATE, and Cinnamon differ from standard Gnome, sometimes subtle,
sometimes stark.

Yes Gnome and Cinnamon / Mate base on GTK, but so does LXDE.

AFAIK Cinnamon / Mate try to implement the look and feel of
Gnome2/GTK2+ but base on GTK3.

So far they try NOT to use any Gnome-Libs.

The forking of the Apps and Widgets was not needlessly, but to get
the dependencies on Gnome-Libs out of them.

And the upstream Gnome-Devs would in no way support that kind of
shism internally.

-- Yamaban.
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