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Re: [HACKERS] Re: Copyright

From: Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, bruc(at)acm(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: Copyright
Date: 2000-01-29 18:11:33
Message-ID: 3.0.1.32.20000129101133.00ede620@mail.pacifier.com (view raw or flat)
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At 12:51 PM 1/29/00 -0400, The Hermit Hacker wrote:

>The same thing applies to Linux ... how many different distributions and
>philosophies are out there now?  

Either too many, or not enough, I can never decide :)

>Ummm...PostgreSQL, Inc isn't a US company...*technically*, like OpenBSD,
>PostgreSQL is a Canadian Open Source Project, as its development is based
>in Canada

I hadn't realized that (not that I've cared!).

> ... which has this neat little advantage that OpenBSD has taken
>advantage of, but we haven't yet: we can add stuff like SSL encryption
>directly into the source code and distribute it legally...

Sigh...it's always painful to have my country's stupidity flaunted
in public :)




- Don Baccus, Portland OR <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
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