[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: patent on webaplications?
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Thu Feb 23 01:21:03 CET 2006
Michal Čihař wrote:
> 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:
>> 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.
but now we cannot implement AJAX functionality ... :-( *g*
btw. i don't take it too hard/heavy, i just want to mention
and personally i don't care much about software patents - but phpMyAdmin
is not only used in Europe ...
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