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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: copyright years (Was: svn commit: r231139)
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2005 07:31:29 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Jan Materne wrote:
>>David Crossley wrote:
>>>I have no idea what a range of years is supposed to mean.
>>>We could go through our SVN and get rid of the range and just 
>>>put the year of creation. That would make our job easier.
>>In Ant we are using the creation year and the year of each major
>>modification [1,2].
> Ah, then it seems that no-one knows the real answer.
> It would be great if someone took this topic to the
> legal-discuss mailing list and then added the answer
> to the Legal FAQ at

AFAIK, from what I have read as answers to this question over the years,
the range should contain the year of creation and the year of the last

If it's a legal necessity or just customary... IANAL.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
            - verba volant, scripta manent -
   (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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