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--- Geoff Hart <Geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca> wrote:
> ...The standard copyright notice contains only three things:
> - the word "copyright" and/or the (C) symbol
> - the name of the copyright holder
> - the year of publication.
I have been told to include not just the publication year, but a
range of years, spanning the time during which all the content
Take a look at Help|About in Word 97. You'll see the statement
Copyright (C) 1983-1997 Microsoft Corporation. This is to cover
any code it may contain from previous versions of Word.
Similarly, many of the documents I produce are built upon
previous documents, or include fragments of text written
previously. A document I write today may contain text written in
1997, so I would say Copyright (C) 1997-1999 MyCompany.