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Re: Copyright year displayed by command-line tools

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:43:22 -0500

hehe... I think it is time to kill that off, with extreme prejudice :-D

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 5:35 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:

> On 20.03.2015 11:07, Greg Stein wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 4:28 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com
> > <mailto:brane_at_wandisco.com>> wrote:
> > >...
> >
> > IMO, we should either not display the year (which IIUC would
> > violate ASF policy), or we should display the correct year.
> > Anything else makes us look silly.
> >
> >
> > Hmm? Policy is at:
> > http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html
> >
> > And that is what I see in a random sampling of our source.
> >
> >
> >
> > If I'm wrong about policy, then I propose we just change those
> > lines from:
> >
> > Copyright (C) 2014 The Apache Software Foundation.
> >
> >
> > Where are you seeing this?
>
> Output of 'svn --version', it's in subversion/libsvn_subr/version.c (and
> was in .../opt.c in 1.7).
>
> Been that way for decades.
>
> -- Brane
>
>
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