LyX 2.3.4 Windows Installer for Testing

Pavel Sanda sanda at
Wed Feb 5 16:12:33 UTC 2020

On Wed, Feb 05, 2020 at 03:10:17PM +0100, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote:
> > I don't have really opinion about this, knowing very little about texlive
> > packaging, I don't even understand why is all-language-related-stuff into
> > single package stupid, hence I won't be able to explain myself to packagers
> > either :)
> So it is plausible to you that using French is set equal to being a French
> user?

Not equal, but I think there is nontrivial correlation between being french
user and using french. As non-french who would write french documents I would
find installing all french-related stuff in one package acceptable.

> > What I see now is it that they would need to create babel-related
> > subdependency for each language or break their one language - one package
> > concept and make all babel stuff single package. I don't expect that either
> > of those proposals would be met with enthusiasm...
> Why? Other distros do that as well.

Gut feeling, from their POV lot of refactorig work for some weird corner case,
while worse bugs still pending in the queue.

Anyway, I'm not pushing the workaround on our side. I was not able to compile
our manuals for years (for non-babel reasons as well) and it was not big deal.


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