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Re: [equinox-dev] Copyright comments


Thanks for the reminder, John.

When I went to change the year I discovered a recently added option that will make it less likely to miss the comments. Somewhere between 3.4M1 and 3.4M3 the checkbox shown below was added to the Code Templates preferences:



When that is turned on, then the Generate Comments check box in the New Mumble dialog defaults to check'd so you have to uncheck it to lose the copyright.

        - Dave
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[equinox-dev] Copyright comments

John Arthorne to: equinox-dev
01/04/2008 12:17 PM

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I have noticed a few Java classes added lately with no copyright comments. This is just a friendly reminder to ensure you add copyright comments in new Java files. A common culprit is that you might not have the "generate comments" checkbox selected in the New Java Class wizard. Also, since we've just rolled over into a new year, make sure your "New Java files" template has the ${year} variable to ensure the correct year is inserted:


/*******************************************************************************

* Copyright (c) ${year} <your name or company> and others.
* All rights reserved. This program and the accompanying materials
* are made available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License v1.0
* which accompanies this distribution, and is available at
* http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl-v10.html
*
* Contributors:
*     <your name or company> - initial API and implementation
*******************************************************************************/



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