svn commit: r187580 - head/tools/sched

Robert Watson rwatson at
Thu Jan 22 10:48:05 PST 2009

On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, M. Warner Losh wrote:

> In message: <200901220621.n0M6LU5v002745 at>
>            Jeff Roberson <jeff at> writes:
> : Author: jeff
> : Date: Thu Jan 22 06:21:30 2009
> : New Revision: 187580
> : URL:
> :
> : Log:
> :    - Update my copyright.
> : +# Copyright (c) 2002-2003, 2009, Jeffrey Roberson <jeff at>
> Stylistically, this should be 2002-2009.  We don't need to list each and 
> every year, so the project's policy is to list the earliest and the latest 
> year.
> See, for example, for the reasoning 
> behind this.

FWIW, the one case where I don't really do that is when I worked on some code 
on my own and hence hold the copyright for it, then did some work under a 
contract for a customer on it such that they own the copyright on 
enhancements, and then I do some further work on my own.  In that case, I'll 
leave a discontinuity to reflect the fact that the copyright on changes made 
in the gap were assigned elsewhere.  Not clear this is the right thing to do, 
but I'm fairly sure at least some of my customers are more comfortable with 
that as it leaves no confusion in the source as to which bits they 

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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