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Re: bad copyright years

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bad copyright years
Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2006 13:30:34 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2006 01:00:52 -0500
>     > Btw, why isn't this change reflected in ChangeLog?
>     To be honest, because the prospect of potentially writing ChangeLog
>     entries for 4000 files appalled me. These changes are all changes in
>     "comments" (essentially), which have no impact on how the code
>     performs.
> In general we don't make change log entries for changes in comments.

Changing the copyright notice is not just any change in a comment.

If writing 4000 entries is too much (I don't understand why, a simple
script or even an Emacs macro could do that), then I suggest that at
least some general entry should be made about these mass changes.

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