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maint: describe coreutils' policy on copyright year number ranges

* README: Mention coreutils' long-standing policy on use of M-N
ranges in copyright year lists.  Requested by Richard Stallman.
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1 parent 2f41f56 commit 61d1c5cb3ca1d61418686d5c6f209d288e68549f Jim Meyering committed Oct 5, 2010
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@@ -223,6 +223,9 @@ For general documentation on the coding and usage standards
this distribution follows, see the GNU Coding Standards,
+For any copyright year range specified as YYYY-ZZZZ in this package
+note that the range specifies every single year in that closed interval.
Mail suggestions and bug reports for these programs to
the address on the last line of --help output.

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