Subject: Re: [boost] Copyright notice update policy
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-02 15:15:32
On 2 March 2013 18:05, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> For example, a file created in 2009 includes relevant copyright notice
>> and in 2013 the file receives update.
>> Is it required to update the copyright year to 2009-2013?
> The general rule is that a file that has been created in 2009, not touched
> in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and updated in 2013 by the same author, would have
> "2009, 2013" in the copyright notice; 2009-2013 indicates continuous
> development. I'm not sure what the official Boost policy is, though.
It's an interesting point. I didn't realise such time continuity matters
for the same author.
I think it would be a good idea to wrap up some guidelines for that.
-- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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