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Re: RFC: one more question about year ranges in copyright notices...
> Thanks a lot to all of you who answered. Very helpful. As usual
> when it comes to legal matters, I did not have a clear understanding
> of the all the ramifications. I have therefore sent the question
> to the FSF copyright clerk email address.
> One small clarification: The proposed change will simply shrink
> the copyright years into a single range, but it will not change
> the initial year recorded in each file. If that initial year is
> mistaken (in either direction), fixing that would need to be done
> on an individual basis after review.
I just got an answer from the FSF (case [gnu.org #719834]), and
it is fine to shrink the copyright year list into a single range,
even if there are "holes" in the original year list.
I will put this on my list of things to do sometime next month
(which ironically is in a few days - where does time go?).