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From Henri Yandell <bay...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Update copyright notice of docs distributed with the project
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2016 02:28:54 GMT
First I've seen of that approach.

Anything you can cite Manfred?

On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 3:52 PM, Edward Ribeiro <edward.ribeiro@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Cool. Do you know if it is *required* to use 'Copyright 2008-Present' in
> the docs or can we just let it as 'Copyright 2008'?
>
> There has been a lot of inconclusive -- i.e., without legal background --
> discussions among the project members, because it makes maintenance easier
> if we don't have to keep updating the year (there are more than a handful
> of docs in the project). So, some contributors just suggested make it 2008
> and not worry about changing it. I am leaning towards following the
> 'Copyright 2008-Present', but don't know if this is really required for
> docs.
>
> Thanks,
>
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 7:40 PM, Manfred Moser <manfred@simpligility.com>
> wrote:
>
>> From what I understand it is legal to use
>> Copyright 2008-Present
>>
>>
>>
>> Edward Ribeiro wrote on 2016-09-30 15:34:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I looked for an answer to my question in the legal-discuss mailing list
>> archives, but didn't find any message directly addressing it. Sorry, if I
>> missed any message or faq.
>>
>> Well,  we have an Apache project where a set of docs (html, xml, and pdf)
>> have copyright notice as below:
>>
>> Copyright 2008-2013
>>
>> Those docs are distributed as part of the project. Excuse me, I know this
>> has been asked many times when it comes to source code, but the copyright
>> notice of documentation also needs to be updated to the current year?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Eddie
>>
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