Re: Encoding the name in the file contents (was Re: Towards a new LPPL draft)
> > 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.)
> On Wed, 2002-07-24 at 18:56, Mark Rafn wrote:
> > 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.
On 24 Jul 2002, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> I'm confused. How are they incompatible?
They're incompatible because the intent is to write programs that check
this string and behave differently if it does not give the
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