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Re: copyright statement

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: copyright statement
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 23:33:46 +0100
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At Friday 29 January 2010, Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> 
> * Stefano Lattarini wrote on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 11:17:05PM CET:
> > I'm rebasing one of my patch series for Automake, written still
> > in 2009, and I find it quite annoying (and error-prone) to have
> > to re-edit otherwise fine git commits just to update the
> > copyright years of the files changed in that commit
> It is not necessary to change commits for that; copyright year
> adjustments can just as well be done afterwards in a separate
>  patch.
Oops.  Too late :-(
But better know it late than never.

Anyway, my main point remains (even if decidedly downsized by your 
remark): one doesn't have to remember to update the copyright lines
in the files he edits, if those lines are automatically updated at the 
beginning of the new year.


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