[Slackdocs] Native TeX Live intergration tutorial

Marcin Herda mherda at slackword.net
Thu Nov 29 21:48:16 CET 2012

On 29/11/12 19:27, Gerardo Zamudio wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Seb <sbb at tuxfamily.org 
> <mailto:sbb at tuxfamily.org>> wrote:
>     Le Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:19:50 +0100
>     > As for the category, I'd say howtos:software sounds fine.
>     >
>     > Guys?
>     Vox populi has spoken, here is the tuto:
>     http://docs.slackware.com/howtos:software:native_texlive_integration
>     English is not my first language, so there's certainly many things
>     sounding weird, grammar and typo. Content-wise, I've tryed to
>     carefully test it, but you know... "the Devil is in the details". :)
Hi Seb,

Thanks for your howto. I don't know much about LaTeX but it looks like a 
well structured and formatted howto. You might just want to correct the 
syntax in the Sources section:
Space Space *   ==> to get a proper bullet point.

In terms of grammar and spelling I think your article is good (s/hard it 
is/it is hard/).

*Personally*, I'd get rid of those few sentences containing emotive 
language. I don't think that a casual, blog like tone is appropriate for 
a wiki.

/not as dirty as it sounds first. Let me try to convince you. ;) //
//Well, hard it is to say good bye, but this time, we are done! I hope 
you've found something useful here, at least as a basis for your own 
cleverer solutions. So, be smart and have fun TeXing! :) //
//Okay, okay, you've almost convinced me, but... I definitively want a 

I am not sure if other people share my view here but I think that a wiki 
article should be rather factual and dry. It's not written to entertain 
us but to provide steps to complete a task. At least that's my 
understanding and that's how other articles have been written so far. 
Can I here ask other editors/admins to express their views on the 
subject? If that's just me, my apologies for being a pain in the back.


-- sycamorex

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