Re: Reason (was: Re: dropcopyright script)

From: Mordechai Ovits (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 09:44:01 EST

On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 03:34:56PM +0100, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote:
> Mordechai Ovits <> writes:
> > In newer file managers, the icon of a C file is a tiny image of the first
> > few lines of text. If all files startt with a copyright, it's not much
> > good. So running this on a local, personal, tree can be a good thing.
> Modifying the file manager to take care of that would
> be a proper solution I think...

hard to imagine that working for any general solution. Better to let people
mess with their own files using a script like the one posted.

> --
> -- Yoann
> C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot. C++ makes it harder,
> but when you do, it blows away your whole leg. - Bjarne Stroustrup
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