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Re: Patch for references to "19yy" in COPYING
- To: "Joseph S. Myers" <jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk>
- Subject: Re: Patch for references to "19yy" in COPYING
- From: Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at>
- Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 11:17:22 +0100 (CET)
- cc: <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, <libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org>, <java-patches at sources dot redhat dot com>
On Sun, 17 Dec 2000, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> The GPL used to have a Y2K problem in its example copyright notices
> (giving a year 19yy as an example). The current version on
> ftp.gnu.org fixes this; this patch updates the copies in the GCC
> distribution (except those in texinfo, since the proposed removal of
> texinfo is awaiting review). OK to commit?
Benjamin and Tom already approved parts of this change.
In general, I believe our policy is that to import changes from outside
sources (autoconf, COPYING,...) you do not need explicit approval, so
also the rest is fine. IMO.
Gerald "Jerry" email@example.com http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/~pfeifer/