One of the hardest decisions in blogdown that I had to make was whether to make “Knit on Save” or “Save on Knit” the default behavior. I chose the former, to which everyone seemed to object. In this post, I will explain my rationale.

Before I start, I want to take this opportunity to reemphasize the most important thing to remember about blogdown, even if it is irrelevant to this post: <a href=“