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Re: Updating copyright years

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Updating copyright years
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 08:43:19 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.90 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:35:34 -0800 address@hidden (Randal L. Schwartz) wrote: 

>>>>>> "GM" == Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:
GM> Katsumi Yamaoka wrote:
>>> Emacs people seem to have been updating it at the beginning of
>>> every year regardless of having been changed or not.

GM> Emacs has done it this way for several years, as documented in
GM> admin/notes and as recommended in "Information for Maintainers of GNU
GM> Software":

RLS> That doesn't make it right, and I've gone on the record in the past
RLS> arguing against it.

Doesn't the act of modifying the file to insert the new year make the
file modified and thus require the new year?  Heh heh.

(No opinion one way or the other, just found that amusing.)


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