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

Scripsit tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG)
> Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:

> > (I understand that this is precisely why the LaTeX people are not
> > happy with relying on human-readable diagnostics output to prevent
> > hacked files from erroneourly ending up in places where pristine
> > files are expected, without anybody noticing).

> The LaTeX people are not able to know whether "pristine files are
> expected", because they don't know all the circumstances under which
> their product is used.

You're missing the point. The LaTeX people certainly do know that
there are *some* places where pristine files are expected. It's not
necessary for them to be able to identify each of those places

Henning Makholm                       "Man vælger jo selv sine forbilleder."

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