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Re: DEP-5: Please clarify the meaning of "same licence and share copyright holders"

On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 23:39 +0100, Noah Slater wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:20:53PM +0200, Arthur de Jong wrote:
> > What I now would put in debian/copyright is:
> >   Copyright (C) 2006-2008 Person A
> >   Copyright (C) 2007-2008 Person B
> It depends what you hope to achieve by adding this information.
> Ranges of years are not legally recognised for copyright purposes, and the
> information is technically incorrect,

Does the following line has a legal meaning?

|File: /Foo/Bar/*.jpg

You need a tool to "present" the copyright file anyway in a human an
usable way, so that tool can expand date ranges appropriately.



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