On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 03:14:31AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> I don't think it needs to delay the release; the patent is only pending.
> But we need to look into the problem.
What will you do if the patent is granted, 8.0 is out there with the
offending code, and you get a cease-and-desist letter from IBM
demanding the removal of all offending code from the Net? The code
would have to be yanked from CVS &c., in that case, no? (IANAL, but
I think I may consult with one.)
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