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Re: [libvirt] [TCK PATCH] maint: use correct Red Hat copyright



On 03/31/2010 04:19 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> The intent is fine, but most of these scripts have not been
>>> touched in 2010, so shouldn't have their copyright date extended
>>
>> That policy has been changed.
>> Now, it's recommended to update all files once per year,
>> regardless of whether they've been changed in that particular year.
> 
> In that case my personal copyright line should be updated at the same time
> as updating the Red Hat copyright line :-)

But if you weren't the one making the changes, then what copyright
interest do you have in 2010?  You have the original copyright, but by
adding it to a Red Hat repository, didn't you effectively transfer
copyright ownership of further changes to Red Hat?

I'm happy to tweak the patch to drop 2010 from any file not otherwise
touched this year, if that's what you want.  Or, I can even use gnulib's
update-copyright-year script to add 2010 globally; but would that be to
just the current holder, or to all previous copyright holders?

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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