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From Niall Pemberton <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [pool] Changing copyright start date in NOTICE.txt
Date Mon, 06 Sep 2010 10:22:36 GMT
On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 5:32 AM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> After some entertaining code-archaeology using svn and list archives, it
> looks to me like the earliest code in commons pool really originated in
> 2001, in a proposed contribution to struts by Rodney Waldhoff [1].  While
> there was database connection pooling code in both struts and turbine prior
> to that time, the code that forms the basis for [pool] appears to have been
> contributed by Rodney around the time that Commons was being formed.
>
> Assuming I have the history correct (please anyone correct me if I have it
> wrong), this means that the "1999" start date for the copyright in
> NOTICE.txt for pool should be changed to 2001.  Does anyone have any
> objections to this change?

Sounds good to me.

Its also worth remembering that for all components the dates were only
added to the NOTICE files in 2006 when the new source & copyright
headers policy came into effect. Hen did a great job doing that, but
since they were added after the fact then the odd mistake is not
unsurprising:

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=480413

Niall

> Phil
>
> [1] http://marc.info/?l=struts-dev&m=97967619230491

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