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Re: [PATCH 1/2] maint: new rule to update copyright year ranges

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] maint: new rule to update copyright year ranges
Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2011 06:36:05 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2010-08-04)

[ adding bug-autoconf, as install.texi is from Autoconf ]

Hi Karl, and a happy new year everyone!

* Karl Berry wrote on Sun, Jan 02, 2011 at 12:17:21AM CET:
>     Thanks.  Those are probably worth excluding manually.
>     Let's hear what Karl has to say.
> Excluding INSTALL* and install.texi from this process sounds good to me.
> BTW, is there some reason why install.texi makes the nonstandard
> formatting setting:
> @firstparagraphindent insert
> Personally, I think it would be better to take the default, just because
> it's the default, though I can't say I'm too worked up about it.

It was added explicitly in Autoconf v2.62-95-g02fa53b for better
plaintext rendering, see:

> And, does anyone mind if I remove the @acronym commands from
> install.texi, per our too-long prior discussion?

FWIW, I don't mind, but please do it in upstream Autoconf.


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