El mar, 30-11-2010 a las 11:00 -0800, Josh Berkus escribió:
> That's not strictly accurate. I'd better put this up as a FAQ item,
> since this is the 3rd or fourth time it's come up.
> Mr. Didier:
> PostgreSQL 8.2 and 8.3 for Solaris only received an export control
> number through Sun Microsystems in 2008. Succeeding versions of
> PostgreSQL have not received any such number to our knowledge.
> Please note two important facts: one, that the US Dept. of Commerce
> gives export control numbers to specific binaries and not to source
> code. Second, that PostgreSQL is not a product of the USA; our
> developers are all over the world and even our hosted servers are
> primarily in Canada, Panama and Europe. As a European company, I do
> believe that Airbus needs be concerned with export control numbers for
> community open source PostgreSQL.
> The specific software you ask about, the JDBC driver, does not contain
> any encryption software; it relies on the encryption supplied by other
> packages on the host operating system, and on encryption supplied by
> PostgreSQL server packages. As such, it does not require an export
> control number as far as we are aware. If your company attorneys find
> otherwise, please notify us so that we may give a more informed
> to future inquries.
> I am not an attorney and that none of the above constitutes legal
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