|From:||Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>|
|Subject:||Re: Patent warning about the Greenplum source code|
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On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 04:47:35AM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Therefore, I caution people from viewing the Greenplum source code as
> you might see patented ideas that could be later implemented in
> Postgres, opening Postgres up to increased patent violation problems. I
> am also concerned about existing community members who work for
> Pivotal/Greenplum and therefore are required to view the patented source
> code. The license issue might eventually be improved by
> Pivotal/Greenplum, but, for now, I think caution is necessary.
> Of course, never mention known-patented ideas in any community forum,
> including this email list.
I just found out that Citus Data has patent applications pending, so
viewing Citus Data source code has the same problems as Greenplum.
+ As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. +
+ Roman grave inscription +
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