[Slackdocs] New article: Slackware on AWS EC2

Chris Abela kristofru at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 11:26:01 CET 2015

This looks like a premium quality wiki article. I wish I had the time
follow it.

However I do have some issues on the introduction. I frequently follow
documentation from other distributions and I would be really pissed off if
I were to find derogatory references to Slackware. Perhaps you may wish to
modify the following:

"Even so Slackware is nowadays - with some rare exceptions - not a subject
when people talk about cloud computing. In this department, Ubuntu (ouch!),
Red Hat (yugh!), SuSE (blargh!), even Amazon Linux - the official Linux
distribution from AWS - rules the block. Why is that?, one can ask."

Even if I agree with the contents, I think that the first three paragraphs
should be deleted as they are rather subjective and reduce the wiki to a


On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 11:15 AM, Deny Dias <deny at macpress.com.br> wrote:

> Dear SlackDocs editor,
> I've just published a new article to The Slackware Documentation Project.
> It's my first one, so I apologize in advance if I made anything wrong.
> http://docs.slackware.com/howtos:cloud:aws_ec2
> The article is quite long as the matter requires. Before I get into
> writing it, Eric Hameleers gave me some valuable advices about writing to
> SDP. I tried to follow them as much as I could.
> Now it's readu ofr your scrutiny. I kindly ask your help for:
> - proof reading (I'm not a native English speaker);
> - to decide how is going to be the final look of the published piece;
> - to verify the content for correctness;
> - any other editorial related task.
> I do not have any concerns about your work and I do authorize you in
> advance to change anything that was written by me.
> I also put myself available to talk to any of you regarding this matter.
> Best,
> Deny Dias.
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