Difference between revisions of "Talk:Arch compared to other distributions"

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:: Ah, much better.  Perhaps the final sentence can be abbreviated a bit?
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:: ''This page attempts to draw a comparison between Arch Linux and other popular GNU/Linux distributions and <tt>UNIX</tt>-like operating systems. The summaries that follow are only brief descriptions that may help a person decide if Arch Linux will suit their needs.  Whilst reviews and descriptions can be useful, first-hand experience is often the best way to compare distributions.''
  
 
== Comments ==
 
== Comments ==

Revision as of 07:07, 4 December 2009

Suggestions

Introduction Proposal

The introduction:

This page summarizes some of the similarities and differences between Arch and other GNU/Linux distributions/UNIX-like operating systems. Please note that the best way to compare Arch to other distributions is to install one and try it yourself. Arch has a wonderful user community that is always willing to help new users. The summaries below are meant only to give you enough information to decide if Arch is really for you.

As something of an important topic to me, I would like to suggest an alternative. As it is currently, I believe the introduction implies partiality when stating that 'Arch has a wonderful user community...'. Please note, that I don't disagree with this statement, but I do think that a person that is not part of the community will be led to believe that this article may be based on that statement. I would suggest:

This page attempts to draw a comparison of similarities and differences between Arch Linux and other GNU/Linux distributions or UNIX-like operating systems. A good way to compare Arch Linux with other distributions is to install them and to try them for yourself. The summaries below are brief descriptions that may help a person decide if Arch Linux is something they would like to try.

--Gen2ly 21:25, 3 December 2009 (EST)

Agreed; might I suggest a few minor tweaks for consideration:
This page attempts to draw a comparison between Arch Linux and other popular GNU/Linux distributions and UNIX-like operating systems. The summaries that follow are only brief descriptions that may help a person decide if Arch Linux will suit their needs. Whilst reviews and descriptions can be useful, note that the only way to truly compare distributions is to install and experience what it has to offer first-hand.
-- pointone 00:13, 4 December 2009 (EST)
Ah, much better. Perhaps the final sentence can be abbreviated a bit?
This page attempts to draw a comparison between Arch Linux and other popular GNU/Linux distributions and UNIX-like operating systems. The summaries that follow are only brief descriptions that may help a person decide if Arch Linux will suit their needs. Whilst reviews and descriptions can be useful, first-hand experience is often the best way to compare distributions.

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