>> That makes sense, but afaik the LPPL doesn't say that. However,
>> I think a clear distinction should be made between the LPPL
>> and the CTAN policy. CTAN won't accept a class/package whose
>> name clashes with the name of an existing class/package, except
>> if the author cannot be reached, etc.
> Is that actual CTAN policy, or you just thinking loud?

Just thinking aloud (not only here, but in the rest
of the post, too).