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Re: outdated legal notice in SGML docs?

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>,pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: outdated legal notice in SGML docs?
Date: 2012-06-29 00:14:05
Message-ID: 20120629001405.GA19998@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 12:16:41AM +0300, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > This seems to be wrong in all branches and has the additional problem
> > that the Copyright year on the backbranches is always out-of-date - for
> > example:
> > 
> > http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/static/LEGALNOTICE.html
> > 
> > will have 2009 for 8.4.11 which was released in 2012...
> > 
> > any thoughts on what the correct way to fix this is?
> 
> I've fixed this in all the active back branches.  The copyright tool in
> src/tools/ does inform about doing these changes, but whoever does them
> has apparently not read that.

I didn't think we wanted to update back branch copyright end dates
because that would effect thing like psql \copyright display, and the
risk didn't seem worth it.

Do we want back-branches updated in the future?

-- 
  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
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