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Re: [HACKERS] Copyright

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Copyright
Date: 2000-01-29 09:36:55
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On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 05:07:43PM -0600, Ross J. Reedstrom wrote:
> Ah, corporate assets? What if someone bought out PostgreSQL, Inc., for
> a huge sum of money. They'd get control of anything PostgreSQL, Inc.
> has control over. One can't buy out a non-profit organization.

Which brings up the question whether PostgreSQL Inc. is a profit or a
non-profit organizationn.

AFARC that's the way Debian solved this problem, by forming a non-profit
organization name Software in the Public Interest (SPI) Inc.

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