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From Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copyright year or years
Date Tue, 14 Jul 2009 13:00:17 GMT
Hi,

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Lawrence Rosen<lrosen@rosenlaw.com> wrote:
> It is sufficient to specify the year of first publication of *this* version
> of the software. i.e., the *current* year.

OK, thanks.

The followup question is: Should we change the policy page to reflect
this? If yes, the patch is below.

BR,

Jukka Zitting

Index: xdocs/legal/src-headers.xml
===================================================================
--- xdocs/legal/src-headers.xml (Revision 793889)
+++ xdocs/legal/src-headers.xml (Arbeitskopie)
@@ -111,8 +111,9 @@
 <title>NOTICE file</title>
 <ol start="0">
  <li id="notice-required">Every Apache distribution should include a
NOTICE file in the top directory, along with the standard LICENSE
file.</li>
- <li id="notice-text">The top of each NOTICE file should include the
following text, suitably modified to reflect the product name and
year(s)
- of distribution of the current and past versions of the product:
+ <li id="notice-text">The top of each NOTICE file should include the following
+ text, suitably modified to reflect the product name and year of distribution
+ of the current version of the product:
   <pre>
           Apache [PRODUCT_NAME]
           Copyright [yyyy] The Apache Software Foundation

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