[Slackdocs] Native TeX Live intergration tutorial

B.Lawrence nowbrians at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Nov 30 09:47:31 CET 2012

On 29/11/12 20:48, Marcin Herda wrote:
> 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 
> package!/
> 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.
> regards
> Marcin
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Hi Seb,
Good article, but I agree with Marcin regarding the style. Make it a 
little more formal, if you can. Have a look at some of the other howtos, 
use them as guideline. Thanks.
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