Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 9th May 2005 18:38 UTC, submitted by Robert Burns
Slackware, Slax "I have very mixed feelings about this release of Slackware. I do not think that the underlying philosophy of Slackware is obsolete. The concept of a system that can be configured and molded to the n'th degree is still in my opinion very much a good idea. However, this release of Slackware is not without its problems in execution." Read the review here.
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A short comparison of 3 good distros
by Pacman on Mon 9th May 2005 21:38 UTC

Slackware: BSD-style init scripts, KISS philosophy
Arch: i686-optimized, up-to-date packages, pacman
Frugalware: i686-optimized, up-to-date packages, Slackware's init scripts, Slackware's philosophy, Arch's pacman with a GUI frontend