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Arno Trautmann <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 1 Jun 2014 22:06:33 +0200
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Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Sun, 1 Jun 2014 21:48:10 +0200 schrieb Arno Trautmann:
>>> Imho fixltx2e should be loaded like fix-cm before documentclass to
>>> avoid such problems.
>> How would you then treat packages that require fixltx2e and are loaded
>> at a later point? (As in your code example?)
> Where is the problem? If fixltx2e has already been loaded then it
> won't be loaded again.

Yes, an experienced user will always find a way to get the code working. 
I'm thinking about the normal user who cannot understand why his table 
won't compile when he loads fontspec 

> Try it out:
> \RequirePackage{fixltx2e}
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{float}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \begin{document}
> \begin{figure}[H]
> blub
> \end{figure}
> \end{document}