Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:31:48 -0600 From: "Anthony J. Bentley" <anthony@...be.name> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl licensing Kurt H Maier writes: > On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 05:07:55PM -0600, Anthony J. Bentley wrote: > > > > The only time copyright years need to be updated in a per-file copyright > > statement is when the file has had copyrightable changes made. Updating > > the year in a file that hasn't otherwise changed in that year is > > spurious (and incorrect, really). > > > > Post-Berne Convention there is no legal requirement to display years > anywhere. It's just cargo-cult lawyerin'. Post-Berne no copyright statement is needed at all. Marking license terms, authors and dates in individual files is strictly a convenience factor for those using or reading the code. -- Anthony J. Bentley
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