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From Noah Slater <nsla...@tumbolia.org>
Subject Re: git commit: Worked around a Whisker bug for the LICENSE file.
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2012 22:13:02 GMT
Yes, probably a good call, based on some things I read recently. Thanks!

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com>wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
> wrote:
> > The copyright symbols seem to be causing encoding issues. We can drop
> them
> > if that is a concern. (Copyright law treats "Copyright" and "(C)"
> > identically. You only need one, not both. And by "(C)" I mean the
> copyright
> > symbol. A "C" in parenthesis means nothing. Amusingly enough.)
> >
> > Also, putting year ranges in the copyright statements is meaningless. We
> > should pick the latest year of release at the time the code was imported.
> >
> > So, for example:
> >
> > Copyright 2012, The Apache Software Foundation
> >
> >
> > Instead of:
> >
> > Copyright © 2004-2012 The Apache Software Foundation
> >
> >
> > (Anyway. This is just an my personal opinion and not an Apache policy
> > thing. Feel free to ignore me!)
>
> I chose to err on the side of respecting the specific way that other
> projects have established the text for their copyright notices vs.
> modifying it for the actual year that the code was pulled in.
>
> -chip
>
> > On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 7:49 PM, <chipchilders@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> �
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > NS
>



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