A post has emerged from the Mandriva camp today and it even gives a dab of information on the future of Mandriva. They have put out a call to interested parties to speak out and let their thoughts be known.
Jean-Manuel Croset, Mandriva COO, said today that they'd like to get "the opinion and ideas of the community, as well as to feel how strong you are." He says that the desktop distribution has been their foundational product and that its community is a necessary element of that.
Read the full thing at http://ostatic.com/blog/mandrivas-alive