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Bug#566220: [PATCH] Clarify “copyright and distribution license”

On Sun, Feb  7, 2010 at 21:33:29 -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> Packages must include a copyright or lack-of-copyright statement
> in debian/copyright.  Claims that the policy never meant
> copyright notices were supposed to be included in the first place
> only muddle the discussion.
> This says “copyright information” instead of “copyright notices”
> because as long as the information is there, it doesn’t matter if
> it has exactly the same formatting.  For example, combining the
> dates from multiple copyright notices is a common practice.
> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>



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