Re: [dev] [PATCH] update years in copyright notices

From: Chris Down <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:12:25 +0800

On 2014-01-22 14:10:21 +0800, Chris Down wrote:
> Copyright for new components can only take effect when those new
> components are written -- preemptively writing a copyright year for code
> that does not even exist yet simply does not make sense.

Ah, I missed that it previously said 2012, not 2013.

Either way, I would stop worrying about explicitly specifying the ending
copyright years (qv. Berne Convention) and just focus on specifying the
start of the copyright term.

Received on Wed Jan 22 2014 - 07:12:25 CET

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