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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Software Patents

From: Richard Welty <rwelty(at)averillpark(dot)net>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Software Patents
Date: 2005-04-22 12:02:48
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On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 09:22:48 +0000 Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de> wrote:
> +1 Vote from me. I don't see a reason why the PostgreSQL community 
> should hide their opinion on swpats, esp. since it already did hit us. 
> Our position should be stated at least as prominent as /about/licence.

i too favor a restrained "no software patents" page with a carefully
selected list of links to other resources.

minimize the politics, but make the position clear, and give people
a place to go for more information.

richard
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