Legacy graphics conversion problems

José Abílio Matos jamatos at lyx.org
Fri Jan 8 15:50:14 UTC 2021

On Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:10:13 PM WET Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote:
> Le 13/06/2019 à 17:41, José Abílio Matos a écrit :
> > Last week while working with python2/python3 differences I found clues
> > that
> > the legacy graphics conversion has problems.
> > 
> > Like I said in bugs #11457 and #11282:
> > "This also means that the legacy conversion has some issues but I think
> > that by now everyone should be using dvipng to that part of the code is
> > not used."
> > 
> > So my question now is if we should, or not, make dvipng is a requirement
> > for the instant preview mode.
> > 
> > What do you think?
> José, what is the status on this?
> JMarc

Honestly? Since I am not masochist I do not play with hornets nests. :-)
Actually once I was with Sara and she was attacked and stung three times in 
less than a few seconds, I did not even notice until a minute later...

So as far I remember the issue is: is there any reason in 2021 not to use 

José Abílio
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