Commit 1e4cb307 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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Explain where and how to put the copyright notice and permission

notice in a change log file.
parent be63c7b2
......@@ -40,6 +40,18 @@ one of its parent directories. A single @file{ChangeLog} file can
record changes for all the files in its directory and all its
You should put a copyright notice and permission notice at the
end of the change log file. Here is an example:
Copyright 1997, 1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are
permitted provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.
@end example
Of course, you should substitute the proper years and copyright holder.
A change log entry starts with a header line that contains the
current date, your name, and your email address (taken from the
variable @code{user-mail-address}). Aside from these header lines,
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