[tex-live] abstract.bst: two different versions, and a file collision problem

Martin Schroeder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Sat May 3 15:49:28 CEST 2003

On 2003-05-02 07:34:24 -0600, Nelson Beebe wrote:
> wrestling with the same problem.  The Lisp folks simply dealt with it
> by using package prefixes on function names.  Maybe we should be doing
> something similar: once a package or file name has been chosen, remove
> its name from the pool of available public names, and require new
> versions, even of the same package, to be given new names:

The LPPL already does this... :-)

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