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Re: copyright years in the copyright file

> | Every package must be accompanied by a verbatim copy of its copyright
> | information and distribution license in the file
> | /usr/share/doc/package/copyright. 
> If you make a *change*, then it is not a *verbatim* copy any more.

| In addition, the copyright file must say where the upstream sources
| (if any) were obtained, and should name the original authors.

A verbatim copy is required - but not *only* a verbatim copy.

> What I can make is to add a comment documenting the situation.  This can
> be requested as wishlist feature request bug.  I do not see the value of
> such action and I will mark such request as wontfix.

What if I make the patch myself?

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