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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Software Patents

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Software Patents
Date: 2005-04-22 16:43:14
Message-ID: 20050422134200.N1315@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 21 Apr 2005, Josh Berkus wrote:

> Bruce,
>
>> I think a News item is all we, as a group, are going to agree to at this
>> point.
>
> Oh, I don't know.  Who's opposing a web button?  Is there really anyone 
> in our active community who favors the introduction of software patents 
> into Europe?

I'm not ambivalent about it ... depending on how implemented, patents 
aren't inherently evil ... its how they've been abused in the US that 
seems to be what everyone is looking at ...

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