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Doc: Add template headers for new/old sourcefiles (header-standard)

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+To make things look uniform here's the headers we use for sourcefiles.
+
+ It makes it "prettier" as it's applied to any of the sourcefiles
+(source and headers) , giving us a template licensing-style that we stick to
+(or at least keeping in the same style licensewise).
+
+XXXX = startyear
+YYYY = active year
+
+Standalone (no previous code from anyone) :
+
+--- SNIP ---
+/*
+ * Copyright (C) 2008-YYYY TrinityCore <http://www.trinitycore.org/>
+ *
+ * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+ * under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
+ * Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
+ * option) any later version.
+ *
+ * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+ * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+ * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for
+ * more details.
+ *
+ * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
+ * with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
+ */
+--- SNIP ---
+
+With previous code from external developers:
+--- SNIP ---
+/*
+ * Copyright (C) 2008-YYYY TrinityCore <http://www.trinitycore.org/>
+ * Copyright (C) XXXX-YYYY external-teamname <url>
+ *
+ * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+ * under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
+ * Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
+ * option) any later version.
+ *
+ * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+ * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+ * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for
+ * more details.
+ *
+ * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
+ * with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
+ */
+--- SNIP ---
+
+Please note that if several parties are involved in the creation of a file, you
+WILL need to expand the copyright headers accordingly.
+
+Thank you for using these headers when you add new files/modify already existing
+files!
+
+ - The TrinityCore developers

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