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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Reviewing of project: Named Constant Gener

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Reviewing of project: Named Constant Generator (GenNC)
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 11:50:52 +0300

> Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 08:22:04 +0000
> From: Ineiev <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> On 08/17/2013 07:09 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> I unpacked a GCC distribution tarball and found no copyright notices
> >> in AUTHORS and ABOUT-NLS. probably it's a bug.
> > 
> > Unless these are generated files.
> "When a file is automatically generated from some other file in the
> distribution, it is useful for the automatic procedure to copy
> the copyright notice and permission notice of the file it is
> generated from, if possible. Alternatively, put a notice at
> the beginning saying which file it is generated from."
> I.e. some kinds of generated files should have a notice.

Or just a pointer to the source, as the alternative above suggests.

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