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bug#31694: man page copyright notice

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#31694: man page copyright notice
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2018 10:00:21 -0700

On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 8:59 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> tag 31694 notabug
> thanks
> On 06/02/2018 05:43 PM, bill-auger wrote:
>> i noticed the copyright in the sed man page has "Copyright ©2017 Free
>> Software Foundation, Inc."
>> according to GNU policy[1] it should list each year that some
>> modification was made
> Actually, GNU policy is that _source_ files should list years that a
> modification was made (either to that file alone, or a range of years that
> any file in the project was modified even if that particular file was not
> otherwise modified; the range option being a lot easier to produce).
> As such, I'm closing this as not a bug.

Thanks to both of you.

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