On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 2:42 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM, Thomas Munro
>> <thomas.mu...@enterprisedb.com> wrote:
>>> Shouldn't this say just "(c) 2016, PostgreSQL Global Development
>>> Group"?  Are we supposed to be blaming the University of California
>>> for new files?
>> If the new file contains a portion of code from this age, yes.
> My habit has been to include the whole old copyright if there's anything
> at all in the new file that could be considered to be copy-and-paste from
> an existing file.  Frequently it's a gray area.

Thanks.  I see that it's warranted in this case, as code is recycled
from MergeAppend.

> Legally, I doubt anyone cares much.  Morally, I see it as paying due
> respect to those who came before us in this project.


Thomas Munro

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