What I wanted to say is that the installer automatically gives the option
to use/download/install Texlive. Is it possible?

Julio Rojas

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 2:47 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck <rikih...@lyx.org>

> On 05/15/2018 11:46 AM, Julio Rojas wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 5:18 PM, Richard Kimberly Heck <rikih...@lyx.org>
> wrote:
>> On 05/11/2018 03:37 PM, Jim Rockford wrote:
>> > In my 20+ years in the world of science, I have not known a single
>> > user of Lyx (~50 in total) who wasn't computer savvy.  Why not just
>> > include a warning message that Lyx 2.3.0 may not function properly
>> > with MiKTeX distributions that have not been updated as recently as
>> > some specific date?
>> That is more or less what was proposed by most of the development team:
>> A warning at start-up, that LyX was going to update MikTeX, with an
>> option for the user to abort the install if they wish. The person
>> responsible for the Windows packages refused to include such a warning,
>> and we did not think updating people's other software without asking
>> permission to do so was something we should do. So that has left us in a
>> bad position.
>> We are working now to try to produce a Windows installer. Unfortunately,
>> none of the active development team use Windows, so it is taking longer
>> than it otherwise might. We'd certainly welcome help from someone who
>> does use Windows.
>> Riki
> And this is why I couldn't care less about MikTeX and have been using
> TeXlive on my Windoze installations for a while. Is it possible to give the
> alternative to use Texlive instead of MikTex?
> You can use LyX with whatever installation you like, but the "bundle"
> installer gives you MikTeX.
> Riki

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