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copyright year range policy

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: copyright year range policy
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 17:25:03 +0200

Since I've used copyright year ranges in this project, I've
just pushed this to make it clear that no information has been lost:

>From b90fc3e5c6739018f27419c1b5c2839031adacf0 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 15:23:53 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] maint: describe policy on copyright year number ranges

* README: Mention coreutils' long-standing policy on use of M-N
ranges in copyright year lists.  Requested by Richard Stallman.
 README |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README b/README
index 61ca8bb..71546c3 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -52,3 +52,6 @@ Additional bug reports can be found at:
 You can also browse the bug-grep mailing list archive at:

+For any copyright year range specified as YYYY-ZZZZ in this package
+note that the range specifies every single year in that closed interval.

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