Re: Checksums (was: Encoding the name in the file contents)
> Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 10:01:40 +0200
> From: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Martin_Schr=F6der?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On 2002-07-25 16:46:57 -0700, Walter Landry wrote:
> > Um, no. In the case where package FOO needs package BAR,
> > \NeedsTeXFormat has BAR tell FOO that BAR is a good version. Using
> It can tell BAR only that FOO is the version BAR knows. What if
> FOO is a newer but compatible version?
The version information contains version number and date. The usual
behavior is to accept FOO if its version is the same as required or
newer; backward compatibility of newer versions is assumed.
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