Mandriva Fork Mageia to See Alpha this December

“In light of continuing financial troubles, exiting developers
and managers, and the uncertain future of desktop development, a
group of former employees and developers–with community
supporters–came together to fork Mandriva in order to preserve and
further the beloved system. Things have been quiet since the
initial announcement of Mageia, until recently. Some details of the
plan and a roadmap have now emerged.

“One of the first important aspects to be ironed out was the
formation of the various development and management teams. Some of
these teams include Packaging, Distro Developers, Translators,
Documentation, and QA team, Triage team, and many others.”

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