On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 22:26 +1000, James Purser wrote: > I've put this on the linux-aus list but I thought I might throw it up > here and see what sort of response I get. > > Does anybody know of, or are involved in projects that have been > hampered by software patents. > > This could be a feature that you want to implement but have stopped by > an existing patent, or maybe you have had to remove existing > functionality because of a submarine patent. Postgresql implemented a new cache replacement algorithm, which they subsequently removed from the code base due to a mix of performance & patent considerations. Cheers, Rob -- GPG key available at: <http://www.robertcollins.net/keys.txt>.
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