[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: patent on webaplications?

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Thu Feb 23 01:14:07 CET 2006

Hi again

just looked at that patent :-).

On Thu, 23 Feb 2006 09:52:47 +0100
Sebastian Mendel <lists at sebastianmendel.de> wrote:

> my english is not as good to fully nderstand this patent:
> http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=/netahtml/srchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=7,000,180.WKU.&OS=PN/7,000,180&RS=PN/7,000,180
> is this in someway problematic to us?

Anyway only interesting thing there is:

Filed: 	 February 9, 2001

So it is no problem as it was two years after initial phpMyAdmin
release. In case we use something patented there, I thing you have good
chance to win if they decide to sue you.

	Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com
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