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Document use of copyright year ranges

Given that ports is distributed as a separate tarball and repository, I've 
copied the paragraph mentioning the use of copyright year ranges from libc 
into the ports README to make it unambiguous that ranges can be used in 
ports as well as in libc.

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 0558e9b..378cf26 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2012-02-07  Joseph Myers  <>
+	* README: Document use of ranges in copyright notices.
 2011-11-29  Joseph Myers  <>
 	* bare, sysdeps/am29k, sysdeps/i860, sysdeps/i960, sysdeps/m88k,
diff --git a/README b/README
index f395a05..3ad8078 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -39,5 +39,10 @@ into a single add-on without interfering with each other.
 Like all glibc add-ons, this must be used by specifying the directory in
 the --enable-add-ons option when running glibc's configure script.
+The GNU C Library is free software.  See the file COPYING.LIB in the
+libc repository for copying conditions, and LICENSES for notices about
+a few contributions that require these additional notices to be
+distributed.  License copyright years may be listed using range
+notation, e.g., 2000-2011, indicating that every year in the range,
+inclusive, is a copyrightable year that would otherwise be listed

Joseph S. Myers

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