TypeName

FileHeaderMustHaveCopyrightText

CheckId

SA1635

Category

Documentation Rules

Cause

The file header at the top of a C# code file is missing copyright text.

Rule Description

A violation of this rule occurs when the file header at the top of a C# file does not contain text within its copyright tag. For example:

//-----------------------------------------------------------------------

// <copyright file="Widget.cs" company="Sprocket Enterprises">

// </copyright>

//-----------------------------------------------------------------------

 

A file header should include copyright text, as follows:

//-----------------------------------------------------------------------

// <copyright file="Widget.cs" company="Sprocket Enterprises">

//     Copyright (c) Sprocket Enterprises. All rights reserved.

// </copyright>

//-----------------------------------------------------------------------

How to Fix Violations

To fix a violation of this rule, add your company’s standard copyright text to the copyright tag.