Re: Revised LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL)
Frank Mittelbach <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Thomas Bushnell, BSG writes:
> > Frank Mittelbach <email@example.com> writes:
> > > for the sake of an argument, what about
> > >
> > > 1. You must make your modified package output to the screen a message
> > > that it isn't the original package
> > >
> > > 2. If the environment where your modified package is intended to be
> > > used provides a documented standard way of emitting such messages
> > > without making any other processing changes, you must use that.
> > >
> > > i don't think the wording is good, but that aside, would that lift your
> > > concern?
> > I'd prefer just saying that the documentation must make clear what the
> > provenance is.
The problem is still one of context.
If there is some other program which reads what is "output to the
screen" and its behavior changes, then it must be possible and legal
to fake that output to the screen to fake out that other program.