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Re: Keeping copyright notices up to date

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Keeping copyright notices up to date
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 23:37:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi Mark,

Mark Harig <address@hidden> writes:

> 1. There are a number of Guile's files that have invalid copyright
> notices because their years are listed as ranges, which is not
> allowed, for example, the files guile/GNUmakefile and
> guile/maint.mk.  The year range should be deleted and replaced
> with a comma-separated list of years.

These two files are from Gnulib.  A recent addition to the Maintainers
Guide allows the use of ranges provided README explains what the range
means (info "(maintain) Copyright Notices").  We don’t do that, but OTOH
these files are imported.

Would you like to raise this issue on address@hidden

>   (add-hook 'before-save-hook 'copyright-update)

Most or all committers do that, I think.

If you find any specific problems, please let us know.


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