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Re: Maintaining copyright notices

From: Mike Miller
Subject: Re: Maintaining copyright notices
Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2020 21:58:05 -0800

On Fri, Jan 03, 2020 at 19:10:50 -0500, John W. Eaton wrote:
> To minimize the difficulty of maintaining the copyright notices, I would
> like to change Octave's sources to use what is described here

I agree completely with this proposal.

> Should the COPYRIGHT file include email addresses with the names?  For now,
> I have them as <...> in the attached copy but the original version that I
> created includes the full addresses.

No, not necessary.

> Additionally, I think it is time to drop the "Author:", "Created:",
> "Adapted-by:" and similar lines that appear in some source files since that
> information is incomplete, tends to become inaccurate over time, and is
> duplicated in the version control system (where it is also most likely to be
> correct).

Yes, please.


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