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Subject[PATCH linux-firmware] LICENCE.siano: Add copyright years
A copyright notice is supposed to specify the years the work was

Mauro Carvalho Chehab <> 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:
> 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: Ben Hutchings <>
LICENCE.siano | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/LICENCE.siano b/LICENCE.siano
index c100136b585e..97e54402efc3 100644
--- a/LICENCE.siano
+++ b/LICENCE.siano
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@

-Copyright (c) Siano Mobile Silicon Ltd.
+Copyright (c) 2005-2014 Siano Mobile Silicon Ltd.
All rights reserved.

Redistribution. Redistribution and use in binary form, without[unhandled content-type:application/pgp-signature]
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