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Re: bad copyright years

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: bad copyright years
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 21:51:12 -0500
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Kenichi Handa wrote:

> The files who have copyright year before 1997 were released
> every year as part of Mule package. 

Ok. Sorry for the lecture you did not need, then.

> They are integrated into Emacs in 1997. And Emacs were released in
> 1997, 1998, and 1999. So, perhaps I didn't have to add the year
> 2000, but I thought that having that year was not harmful. And
> actually most files are modified in 2000 too.

I _think_ it does not matter if the files were modified that year, if
those modifications were not released that year (though I agree with
you that this is not a huge issue).

The current maintain.texi does not seem to make it clear what rules
apply if you are not using a public repository, as in 2000.

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