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RE: Copyright years
- To: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Subject: RE: Copyright years
- From: Toon Moene <moene at knmi dot nl>
- Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2001 08:33:30 +0000
- Organization: Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
Axel Kittenberger wrote:
> What exactly do the years mean?
> Okay, from the message below I now know now exactly what they mean
> :o) but what are they really good for?
An even more interesting question is implied by this sentence from the
> The list of year numbers should include each year in which you
> finished preparing a version which was actually released, and
> which was an ancestor of the current version.
Does this mean we have to remove the year 2000 everywhere, because we
didn't issue an actual release of GCC in that year ?
Or do we cop out and consider Red Hat's 7.0 "2.96" compiler a "release
which was an ancestor of the current version" ?
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