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RFC: one more question about year ranges in copyright notices...
- From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- To: gdb-patches at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 13:46:49 +0400
- Subject: RFC: one more question about year ranges in copyright notices...
I thought I was giong to do my best to forget about this as soon as
the copyright notices would be updated, but what do you guys think
of Jan's remark:
> > + 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991-1993, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
> > +
> > +... is abbreviated into:
> > +
> > + 1986, 1988-1989, 1991-1993, 1999-2000, 2007-2011
> IIUC this would allow us to write 1986-2011 everywhere as the GDB
> package was nontrivially modified each of these years. Just restating
Not totally critical, but I am seduced. I found that the formatting
of many copyright headers look a bit ugly before the list of years
shown in the notice is long enough that "Free Software Foundation, Inc."
would not fit on the rest of the line.
WDYT? If people agree, I can put it on my list to do a one-time
hack of update-copyright to compress the list into one single range.