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gnustandards ChangeLog maintain.texi

From: Karl Berry
Subject: gnustandards ChangeLog maintain.texi
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 22:04:28 +0000

CVSROOT:        /sources/gnustandards
Module name:    gnustandards
Changes by:     Karl Berry <karl>       10/10/25 22:04:28

Modified files:
        .              : ChangeLog maintain.texi 

Log message:
        gethelp/ for consistency with standards.texi


Index: ChangeLog
RCS file: /sources/gnustandards/gnustandards/ChangeLog,v
retrieving revision 1.123
retrieving revision 1.124
diff -u -b -r1.123 -r1.124
--- ChangeLog   9 Oct 2010 01:05:38 -0000       1.123
+++ ChangeLog   25 Oct 2010 22:04:28 -0000      1.124
@@ -1,3 +1,9 @@
+2010-10-25  Karl Berry  <address@hidden>
+       * maintain.texi (Hosting): Use short /gethelp url for consistency
+       with standards.texi.  (/help/gethelp.html still works, however.)
+       Report from Eric Blake, webmasters #628890.
 2010-10-08  Karl Berry  <address@hidden>
        * maintain.texi (Getting Help): update information about the

Index: maintain.texi
RCS file: /sources/gnustandards/gnustandards/maintain.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.191
retrieving revision 1.192
diff -u -b -r1.191 -r1.192
--- maintain.texi       9 Oct 2010 01:05:39 -0000       1.191
+++ maintain.texi       25 Oct 2010 22:04:28 -0000      1.192
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
 @c For double-sided printing, uncomment:
 @c @setchapternewpage odd
 @c This date is automagically updated when you save this file:
address@hidden lastupdate October 8, 2010
address@hidden lastupdate October 25, 2010
 @c %**end of header
 @dircategory GNU organization
@@ -624,8 +624,11 @@
 extend copyright.  If you copy a file into the package from some other
 program, keep the copyright years that come with the file.
-Do not abbreviate the year list using a range; for instance, do not
-write @samp{1996--1998}; instead, write @samp{1996, 1997, 1998}.
+You can use a range (@samp{2008-2010}) instead of listing individual
+years (@samp{2008, 2009, 2010}) if and only if: 1)@tie{}every year in
+the range, inclusive, really is a ``copyrightable'' year that would be
+listed individually; @emph{and} 2)@tie{}you make an explicit statement
+in a @file{README} file about this usage.
 For files which are regularly copied from another project (such as
 @samp{gnulib}), leave the copyright notice as it is in the original.
@@ -2063,7 +2066,7 @@
 information, see
 If you are looking for service or support for GNU software, see
- for suggestions of where to ask.
+ for suggestions of where to ask.
 If you would like to contribute to the development of one of these
 packages, contact the package maintainer or the bug-reporting address

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