It is a great pleasure to announce that the MATE project is featuring in GSoC 2013 program with Fedora project.
MATE desktop environment, a project forking GNOME 2 code base (read more about MATE) is joined with the Fedora project and working together for GSoC 2013 in coming summer. Two project ideas has been added to the idea page and interested students can look forward to join with those project by contacting the mentor.
Stefano Karapetsas, Lead Developer, is the main point of contact between the Fedora project and the MATE project. We do believe this would be an interesting step to collaborate with other communities.