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    LICENCE.siano: Add copyright years · 91ddce49
    Ben Hutchings authored
    A copyright notice is supposed to specify the years the work was
    created.
    
    Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@infradead.org> writes:
    > The oldest copyright I found for the Siano Linux driver is 2005, as
    > you can see at:
    >         drivers/media/common/siano/smscoreapi.c
    >
    > As the driver talks with the Siano firmware, it has to be written
    > before or together with the driver.
    >
    > Browsing at the new, that seems to match the oldest news about the
    > first chipset supported by the driver (sms1000) is from 2006:
    >         http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20061206005282/en/Siano-SMS1000-Mobile-Digital-TV-Receiver-Chip
    >
    > This driver supports both the sms1xx and the newer sms27xx
    > chipsets. Due to that, the Rio firmware (ISDB-T) s probably newer,
    > as it support only the sms27xx chips, but it could be based on the
    > DVB-T firmware.
    >
    > So, if you really want to put some timestamp, except if someone
    > at either Siano or Hauppauge could tell us otherwise, I would stick
    > with a copyright notice starting from 2005, going u to the year that
    > they got merged at the firmware tree (as some changes might have
    > happened until the final version).
    
    So I'm specifying 2005-2014.
    Signed-off-by: default avatarBen Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
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