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Re: IBM releases 500 patents

From: Elein Mustain <elein(at)tulip(dot)norcov(dot)com>
To: Darcy Buskermolen <darcy(at)wavefire(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: IBM releases 500 patents
Date: 2005-01-11 18:33:44
Message-ID: 20050111103344.A24348@tulip.norcov.com (view raw or flat)
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They probaly released the informix database patents.
This is pertinent to us as several of them were interesting
implementations of things like the function manager.

--elein


On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 08:04:48AM -0800, Darcy Buskermolen wrote:
> IBM has just announced they are waving all rights and providing access to 500 
> patents.  In the list of 500 there are several that relate RDBMS and query 
> optimizations, it may be worth a look.
> 
> 
> http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2005/01/patents.html
> -- 
> Darcy Buskermolen
> Wavefire Technologies Corp.
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