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Re: one more copyright-date fix

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: one more copyright-date fix
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 16:09:00 -0800
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Peter Eisentraut <address@hidden> writes:

> The GNU standards say

> """
> This copyright notice only needs to mention the most recent year in
> which changes were made---there's no need to list the years for previous
> versions' changes.
> """

I believe this is specifically referring to the output generated by
running a command with the --version option.  The notices inside source
files should include all years.  (I haven't been following closely enough
to know which this one is.)

Russ Allbery (address@hidden)             <>

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