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Re: DEP-5: clarify batching of copyrights, licenses in a single stanza

Craig Small <csmall@debian.org> writes:

> This is the collecting part I hope is cleared up.  Do something like
> grep -i copyright `find . -name '*.[ch]'`
> over a non trivial project, especially one that has been around for
> years and you get all sorts of wonderful combinations.

> The globbing Charles suggested adds Angela to 2008 and John to 2009,
> maybe. I'm not sure if that's a problem.

I doubt there's any way that we could know without asking a lawyer, but my
feeling is that long before we got into trouble for aggregating copyright
statements, we would have many, many other problems with our current

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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