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Re: Copyright year displayed by command-line tools

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:47:28 -0500

Let me expand on that a bit ... let's not hold any releases for this, but
let's talk to Danny and other peeps at the ASF. I believe we can clear out
a few lines. Pointing to subversion.a.o is nice. We should be able to
scorch the other 3 lines.

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 5:43 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>>
>>
>
Received on 2015-03-20 11:47:56 CET

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