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Re: lm-verify, long copyright line

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: lm-verify, long copyright line
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:18:09 -0700
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Mike Kupfer wrote:
It looks fairly straightforward to change the update-copyright script to
add some indentation when there's a line wrap.  Would that be

Quite possibly not, as the script is imported from gnulib and I expect other users are used to the current behavior and will see glitches if it starts indenting differently. Better would be to add an option to the script to enable the behavior you prefer.

However, why does lm-verify insist on unequal indentation in the copyright notice? It seems like a weird constraint. Wouldn't it be better to fix that than to modify update-copyright? Not every copyright notice is processed by update-copyright.

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