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Re: SEPostgres - on track for 8.4?

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, Joshua Kramer <josh(at)globalherald(dot)net>
Subject: Re: SEPostgres - on track for 8.4?
Date: 2008-10-23 19:22:25
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On Thursday 23 October 2008 13:17:43 Josh Berkus wrote:
> Robert,
> > Someone mentioned to me that IBM and Oracle have several patents in this
> > area, is anyone looking into that angle?
> That would be an *extremely* bad idea.  In patentland, ignorance is
> actually a defense.
> So, if anyone *does* know about patents in this area, please keep that
> knowledge to yourself.

I doubt it would be much of a defense given what you just posted... 

personally if someone does know that there is a patent, i'd rather we heard 
about it before we put the code in than after. 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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