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Re: ARC patent

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Nicolai Tufar <ntufar(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Ismail Teppeev <iteppeev(at)gmail(dot)com>,John Hansen <john(at)geeknet(dot)com(dot)au>,Zeugswetter Andreas DAZ SD <ZeugswetterA(at)spardat(dot)at>,Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)yahoo(dot)com>, Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ARC patent
Date: 2005-01-17 23:30:51
Message-ID: 41EC4AAB.2020404@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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Simon Riggs wrote:

>On Mon, 2005-01-17 at 14:02 -0800, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>  
>
>>>IBM can NEVER sue customers for using infringing
>>>code before first informing them of infringement and
>>>giving reasonable time to upgrade to uninfringing
>>>version.
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>I can see it now:
>>
>>We won't sue you (customer) but you have to upgrade
>>to DB2 ;)
>>    
>>
>
>This is panic and is wrong-headed. They haven't even sent a letter
>yet...
>  
>
Simon please note that it was a joke :) Thus the ;).

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake













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