On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 08:47:48PM +0000, Guenter Milde wrote:
> On 2016-10-14, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
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> > On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 03:36:11PM +0000, Guenter Milde wrote:
> >> For the end-user the difference is:
> >> * with "no", there is a safeguard against relying on additional packages
> >>   without real need -> less dependencies when compiling the docs.
> > Wouldn't this be a LyX bug if we rely on an unneededed depencency? To be
> > clear, I believe Jean-Pierre and I were on the same page of porposing
> > that the options be changed to "Load automatically". We are not
> > proposing "Load always".
> Not a LyX bug. With "safeguard", I only mean the feadback by the compilation
> error if the editor/maintainer uses a feature requiring an additional package.
> If we decide now to allow this, we should set the options to "auto".

Ah I understand what you mean now. I did not think about that. In some
sense it provides protection against our future selves.

> I agree that this is a (small) benefit for the documentation people with a
> negligible impact on the average user.
> I.e. I am in favour of setting the math-package settings to "auto".



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