--- Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl> escribió:
> On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 07:31:48PM -0400, Marc G.
> Fournier wrote:
> > Just curious here, but are patents global?
> PostgreSQL is not US software,
> > but it is run within the US ... so, would this
> patent, if it goes through,
> > only affect those using PostgreSQL in the US, or
> do patents somehow
> > transcend international borders?
> No, they are limited to the territory they are
> registered in.
It depends. Every country is independant so their laws
are independants but if they sign a covenant in that
way or if there are any commercial covenants to force
with, countries like US can do their will.
But i think like Tom's. There is nothing to worry
about there are no penalty for violate a non-existing
And when (if) the patent become a reality i'm sure the
core (you geniuses of programming) have been
eliminated that algorithm.
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