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US Patents vs Non-US software ...

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: US Patents vs Non-US software ...
Date: 2005-01-17 23:31:48
Message-ID: 20050117192933.K96603@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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Just curious here, but are patents global?  PostgreSQL is not US software, 
but it is run within the US ... so, would this patent, if it goes through, 
only affect those using PostgreSQL in the US, or do patents somehow 
transcend international borders?

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Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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