On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:08 AM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 7:12 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
>> FWIW, my own habit when creating new PG files is generally to write
>> * Portions Copyright (c) 1996-2017, PostgreSQL Global Development Group
>> * Portions Copyright (c) 1994, Regents of the University of California
>> even if it's "all new" code. The main reason being that it's hardly ever
>> the case that you didn't copy-and-paste some amount of stuff out of a
>> pre-existing file, and trying to sort out how much of what originated
>> exactly when is an unrewarding exercise. Even if it is basically all
>> new code, this feels like giving an appropriate amount of credit to
>> Those Who Went Before Us.
> Right. I tend to do the same, and wonder if we shouldn't make that a
> general practice.
This looks sensible to me. No-brainer rules that make sense are less
things to worry about.
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