[wwwdocs] Remove FSF address and reduce vertical spacing in footer

Submitted by Gerald Pfeifer on Nov. 6, 2010, 6:07 p.m.

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Message ID alpine.LNX.2.00.1011061900530.10295@acrux.dbai.tuwien.ac.at
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Gerald Pfeifer Nov. 6, 2010, 6:07 p.m.
Something I had wanted to do for a while is to reduce our standard
footer in terms of text and size.  After my change in August this
is the next step.  Since the FSF web site itself does not refer to
the postal address any more, nor do the new copyright notices in
sources file I am removing this as well and play with layout a bit.

Installed and rebuilt the pages on gcc.gnu.org.

Gerald


Remove the FSF address from the copyright statement and change two
paragraphs into one with a forced line break.

Comments

Mike Stump Nov. 7, 2010, 8:31 a.m.
On Nov 6, 2010, at 11:07 AM, Gerald Pfeifer <gerald@pfeifer.com> wrote:
> Since the FSF web site itself does not refer to
> the postal address any more, nor do the new copyright notices in
> sources file I am removing this

I think we should double check with the FSF...
>
Gerald Pfeifer Nov. 7, 2010, 1:27 p.m.
On Sun, 7 Nov 2010, Mike Stump wrote:
>> Since the FSF web site itself does not refer to the postal address any 
>> more, nor do the new copyright notices in sources file I am removing 
>> this
> I think we should double check with the FSF...

The guidance I had received from the FSF which lead to the footer we
are using is to mimick what is being used for www.gnu.org / www.fsf.org.
And that's what I did now. ;-)

Also, both sites have removed the FSF postal address, as have we in the 
individual copyright headers for our source files (where it used to be 
listed as well), so this is just a natural change.

Gerald

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Index: style.mhtml
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/style.mhtml,v
retrieving revision 1.105
retrieving revision 1.106
diff -u -3 -p -r1.105 -r1.106
--- style.mhtml	15 Aug 2010 21:42:25 -0000	1.105
+++ style.mhtml	6 Nov 2010 18:00:51 -0000	1.106
@@ -273,9 +273,8 @@  All of our lists have
 <a href="http://gcc.gnu.org/lists.html">public archives</a>.
 </address>
 
-<p>Copyright (C) Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
-51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110, USA.</p>
-<p>Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article is
+<p>Copyright (C) Free Software Foundation, Inc.<br />
+Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article is
 permitted in any medium, provided this notice is preserved.</p>
 
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