On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:39 PM, Gert Doering <g...@greenie.muc.de> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 05:43:28PM +0100, Christian Hesse wrote:
> > From: Christian Hesse <m...@eworm.de>
> >
> > This line has not been touched in a long time... Let's
> > update the copyright with recent year for README.
> I'm fine with merging these, but... could you send a combined
> copyright-date-updating patch for *all* occurances, please?
> Each patch that is merged is a few minutes work which should be
> spent thoughtfully :-)

IANL, but looks like the year update is just for "optics". Technically the
first year of publication should be enough, isn't it? Anyway updating
Copyright 2002-2010 to 2002-2016 would mean some changes where made in 2016
which is true for README, but tedious to figure out for each and every

A simpler approach would be to update it only COPYING and let people who do
substantial edits to a file update copyright at that time if they feel the

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