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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r514581 - /forrest/trunk/site-author/skinconf.xml
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2007 22:06:54 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> crossley@apache.org wrote:
> >Author: crossley
> >Date: Sun Mar  4 23:09:18 2007
> >New Revision: 514581
> >
> >URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=514581
> >Log:
> >Already 2007 already.
> >
> >Modified:
> >    forrest/trunk/site-author/skinconf.xml
> >
> >Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/skinconf.xml
> >URL: 
> >http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/forrest/trunk/site-author/skinconf.xml?view=diff&rev=514581&r1=514580&r2=514581
> >==============================================================================
> >--- forrest/trunk/site-author/skinconf.xml (original)
> >+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/skinconf.xml Sun Mar  4 23:09:18 2007
> >@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@
> >   <favicon-url>favicon.ico</favicon-url>
> > 
> >   <!-- The following are used to construct a copyright statement -->
> >-  <year>2002-2006</year>
> >+  <year>2002-2007</year>
> >   <vendor>The Apache Software Foundation.</vendor>
> >   <copyright-link>http://www.apache.org/licenses/</copyright-link>
> 
> 
> There was loads of discussion about this on the legal-discuss@a.o lists 
> in 2005 to 2006 changeover. My recollection of the conclusion was that 
> we only change the the copyright year if there is a significant change 
> in the file, not just because the date has rolled over.

In general i agree. That is also one big benefit from the new
source headers.

However this change was for the generated pages of our website.
Others projects (e.g. jackrabbit.apache.org) do it that way too.

-David

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