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Re: US Patents vs Non-US software ...

From: "Dann Corbit" <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: US Patents vs Non-US software ...
Date: 2005-01-17 23:40:39
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-----Original Message-----
From: pgsql-hackers-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
[mailto:pgsql-hackers-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Marc G.
Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 3:32 PM
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: [HACKERS] US Patents vs Non-US software ...

Just curious here, but are patents global?  PostgreSQL is not US
but it is run within the US ... so, would this patent, if it goes
only affect those using PostgreSQL in the US, or do patents somehow 
transcend international borders?

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services
Email: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ:

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