Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 01:37:06PM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>> The form of the copyright notice for the collective work is wrong.
>> "Copyright (c) 2000-2007 CollabNet. All rights reserved." isn't a
>> proper notice.
> Well, I'm completely lost. Unless you're arguing that the
> c-in-parenthesis should be a proper copyright symbol, I don't see
> anything wrong with that notice at all, so I'm going to back out of this
> conversation and let the lawyers sort it out.
> (Not appealing to authority here, but the easiest copyright notice I was
> able to pull up - the Apple one for OS X - has exactly the same
Cue the lawyer quote... :)
Remembering the discussion about this last year, I dug through the
archives and came up with this quote by Mary Ann Moran, a lawyer at
| To give notice that there is previously copyrighted works in the
| revised works, the notice can state the date of first publication
| of any of the subversion code, the current year and a hyphen to
| indicate that revised works in between these dates are copyrighted
| was well. For example (and I am assuming a 2000 date for first
| publication of subversion, but it should be the actual date
| whatever that is) "Copyright 2000-2006, (whomever is the copyright
(See http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-01/0549.shtml for the entire
post, including other comments from Mary Ann.)
The "2000-200x" notation appears to be correct.
Received on Tue Jan 2 23:24:19 2007