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Re: Encoding the name in the file contents (was Re: Towards a new LPPL draft)

On Wed, 2002-07-24 at 18:56, Mark Rafn wrote:
> On 24 Jul 2002, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> > What is the difference between that and the following?
> > register_std("LaTeX");
> > (Which, as I understand it, is a C equivalent to the \NeedsTeXFormat
> > thing.)
> The difference is that the printf is intended to identify to the human
> running the program what version she has, and the registration is intended
> to prevent compatible derivative works.

I'm confused.  How are they incompatible?

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