Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: [pgsql-www] Software Patents

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Jean-Paul Argudo <jean-paul(at)argudo(dot)org>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-www] Software Patents
Date: 2005-04-22 16:41:08
Message-ID: 42692924.2090704@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-advocacypgsql-www
> Fujitsu/GreenPlum?  In Fujitsu's case, they have definitely done *alot* 
> to advance some very large/key features in PostgreSQL, but do we cast a 
> shadow across the project by taking an 'anti-patent' stance when one of 
> our major contributors most probably has *several*?

I don't see the community as specifying that it is ant-software patents
as casting a shadow over fujitsu. We have already made it clear that we
won't accept known patented software anyway.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake



> 
> ----
> Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
> Email: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664
> 
> ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster


-- 
Your PostgreSQL solutions company - Command Prompt, Inc. 1.800.492.2240
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Programming, 24x7 support
Managed Services, Shared and Dedication Hosting
Co-Authors: plPHP, plPerlNG - http://www.commandprompt.com/

In response to

pgsql-www by date

Next:From: Marc G. FournierDate: 2005-04-22 16:43:14
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Software Patents
Previous:From: Marc G. FournierDate: 2005-04-22 16:40:49
Subject: Re: [webmaster] Opening links in new windows is irritating

pgsql-advocacy by date

Next:From: Marc G. FournierDate: 2005-04-22 16:43:14
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Software Patents
Previous:From: Bruce MomjianDate: 2005-04-22 16:33:45
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Software Patents

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group