On 03/11/2018 01:12 PM, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 04:34:49PM +0000, Uwe Stöhr wrote:
>> Am 11.03.2018 um 05:08 schrieb Scott Kostyshak:
>>>> So there are already 3 possible workarounds for experienced users in the 
>>>> LyX
>>>> installer and these options are all translated.
>>> That behavior sounds good. My concern though is that even experienced
>>> users will not guess that LyX will update MiKTeX. Once they realize, it
>>> may be too late.
>> Can we please focus on the basics?
> I think that's what we're doing. The basic disagreement we have is that
> I think adding a dialog will bring more benefit than harm. You disagree.
> This is the basic disagreement we must focus on. From this disagreement,
> everything else follows. The only decision we need to make as a group is
> whether to provide this extra dialog or not.

I cannot for the life of me see why adding a warning that proceeding
with the installation will require updating MikTeX, and giving the user
the option to abort the installation, could cause any problems at all.
If there's a worry that this will confuse some users, then we could add
text that says something like: If you do not use LaTeX outside of LyX,
then it is safe for you to proceed.


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