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Re: [pgsql-www] Software Patents

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Jan Wieck <janwieck(at)yahoo(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-www] Software Patents
Date: 2005-04-22 19:23:37
Message-ID: 20050422162116.C1315@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, Alvaro Herrera wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 09:47:48AM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>
>>> The bottom line is that for permanent content, you are going to have to
>>> get super-majority agreement on all these issues in your statement, or
>>> keep it narrow enough so you can get such a majority.
>>
>> So far only one person has said no (Neil). That is fairly clear to me.
>
> So far three core members have expressed their opinion: Bruce, Josh and 
> Marc.  What about the rest?  Peter, Jan, Tom?

'k, just to clarify ... I'm not *anti* putting something up on the web 
page ... if nothing else, both sides (for and against) bring up strong 
arguments, and Joshua's mention of the Patriot ACT "rewrite(?)" based on 
amount of noise does tend to tip the scale a bit ...

If it came down to a vote, I'd abstain ...

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