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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-02 04:53:44


"The notice for visually perceptible copies should contain
three elements. They should appear together or in close
proximity on the copies. The elements are:

1 The symbol C (the letter C in a circle), or the word "Copyright,"
or the abbreviation "Copr."; and

2 The year of first publication. <snip>

3 The name of the owner of copyright in the work, <snip>"

Note that 1 says C OR word "Copyright", not AND.

And I'm not sure that (c) == C - so why not keep it simple and just write

Copyright Paul A. Bristow 2008


Paul A Bristow
Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal, Cumbria UK LA8 8AB
+44 1539561830 & SMS, Mobile +44 7714 330204 & SMS
>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] 
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Paul A Bristow
>Sent: 02 April 2008 09:40
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] Clarification: Removing copyright symbols 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] 
>>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Marshall Clow
>>Sent: 01 April 2008 23:57
>>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>>Subject: [boost] Clarification: Removing copyright symbols 
>>from files.....
>>At 3:48 PM -0700 4/1/08, Marshall Clow (me!) wrote:
>>>Unless anyone objects, I am going to remove the copyright symbol "C"
>>>from source and header files
>>>(in response to support request #597). I will not touch anything
>>>that's not in a comment. ;-)
>>>It looks like about 37 header files, and 24 source files.
>>>I'll do this tonight, unless anyone objects.
>>>Example transformation:
>>>In file "boost/archive/detail/auto_link_archive.hpp", on line #12:
>>>	//  C Copyright Robert Ramey 2004
>>>will become:
>>>	//  (c) Copyright Robert Ramey 2004
>>A clarification, before anyone panics - I am not going to remove 
>>people's copyright statements from the source.
>>All I'm going to do is remove the non-ASCII symbol "C", and replace 
>>it with the (just as legally binding, at least in the US) string 
>I thought we had established that the (c) sign wasn't necessary at all?
>Just saying 'copyright' does the business?
>Yours IANALly
>Paul A Bristow
>Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal, Cumbria UK LA8 8AB
>+44 1539561830 & SMS, Mobile +44 7714 330204 & SMS
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