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Re: grand copyright replacement

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: grand copyright replacement
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 18:58:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Matthias Kilian <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 07:43:10AM +0100, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
>> I'm going to run `scripts/build/grand-replace' to update all copyright
>> years.
> I'm not completely sure, but shouldn't the copyright year(s) in a work
> only cover the years when the work was originally written or modified?

It's the practice adhered to in Emacs though in that case it is (c) FSF.
That was cleared legally.  I am not actually sure how the situation is
with distributed copyright in an ongoing modified work.  But then I am
not a lawyer.

David Kastrup

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