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Re: specificity of claims

From: Steve Atkins <steve(at)blighty(dot)com>
To: Postgres Advocacy List <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: specificity of claims
Date: 2008-10-26 06:44:42
Message-ID: 48A918CE-DD66-427A-A79F-80ACE787455D@blighty.com (view raw or flat)
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On Oct 25, 2008, at 8:49 PM, Josh Berkus wrote:

> Ron,
>
>> Shouldn't the project get a legal opinion on how to handle patent
>> issues on the lists?
>
> You're right, we should publish this somewhere.  If you believe that  
> you have
> knowledge of a specific, genuine infringement, then you should send  
> the
> information you have to pgsql-core (and not to a public mailing  
> list).  Core
> will then seek legal help if it looks like the risk is serious.
>
> Any idea where we could put that policy up that people would see it?

"Don't kill -9 the postmaster or send patents to the mailing list!"

Cheers,
   Steve


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