I fully support: - upstreams dropping years from copyright notices - Debian not requiring maintainers to preserve years in debian/copyright files. On 2/22/23 08:39, Sam Hartman wrote:
I think our users are better served by knowing when the Debian packaging would enter the public domain.
In theory, I agree with you. In practice, copyright lengths are so long in many countries that software effectively never enters the public domain (at least not while it is still of useful/non-historical value).
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