On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Boris Veytsman wrote:

> >
> > My collegues here claim that Slackware is *the* best Linux distribution
> > and we have three Slackware boxes (one on Alpha) that have a TeX
> I really do not think that this list is the proper place to discuss
> relative merits of different Linux distributions.
Yes but your message was the one about Debian/LaTeX machines, not mine,
right? TeX is a typesetting system, Linux is an operating system, two
rather different kinds of entities. Comparing the two things is a
*mistake* that many Linux people do. If we want to compare things, we
should start with Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.

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