[pacman-dev] Time for changes

VMiklos vmiklos at frugalware.org
Wed Oct 4 07:19:11 EDT 2006

On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 01:11:50PM +0300, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> Come on, guys! Why not just relax and first come to decission about
> what copyright info style should be in Pacman - like in SDL or like in
> kernel & MPlayer?
> In the first case there is standard copyright info for entire project,
> that repeats in _every_ file.
> Example:
>   SuperProjectX. Copyright (C) 1997-2006, SomeCompany.
> In the second case every file has its own copyright info.
> Example  main.c:
>   SuperProjectX. Copyright (C) 1997-2006, SomeCompany.
> some_functions.c:
>   SuperProjectX. Copyright (C) 1997-2006, SomeCompany.
>   SuperProjectX. SomeFunctions. Copyright (C) 1999-2004, good guy.
>   Some megacool feature support - contriubuted by another good guy.
> Then if you come to conclusion - there will be no misunderstandings
> about what to include and in which form.
> I don't think any of devs are very bothered with copyrights. There
> just should be standard policy about this.

if the first case means something like "Copyright (C) 2002-2006, The Pacman
Team.", then it sounds ok to me

Judd, what is your opinion? :)

udv / greetings,

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