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Re: Maintaining copyright notices

From: Kai Torben Ohlhus
Subject: Re: Maintaining copyright notices
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2020 17:43:04 +0900
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On 1/4/20 2:58 PM, Mike Miller wrote:
> 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.

Totally agree to this, too.


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