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Re: ARC patent

From: Jeff <threshar(at)torgo(dot)978(dot)org>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)www(dot)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ARC patent
Date: 2005-01-17 20:21:59
Message-ID: 70894574-68C5-11D9-AC3A-000D9366F0C4@torgo.978.org (view raw or flat)
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On Jan 17, 2005, at 2:57 PM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:

>
> We should be as proactive as possible with this and remove
> the code (or modify as required).
>

Perhaps a member of -CORE should contact IBM.  The ball is out there 
now due to the discussion on this list that we know we might have 
infringing code.  Might as well try to play "good citizen" and talk 
with them, perhaps they'll give us some sort of indemnity for 8.0 so we 
can get something perhaps better for 8.1.

--
Jeff Trout <jeff(at)jefftrout(dot)com>
http://www.jefftrout.com/
http://www.stuarthamm.net/


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