[Gluster-devel] Halo based file system replication, US 20160028806 A1 (was: Gluster 4.0: Update)

Markus Ueberall ueberall at projektzentrisch.de
Sat Aug 26 10:15:17 UTC 2017

On 25.08.2017 11:53, Niels de Vos wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 12:21:08PM +1000, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
>>> This feature (and the patent) is from facebook folks.
>> Does that mean its not a problem?
> Facebook contributed the patches for this feature, so I don't think
> there is a problem.
> Niels (not a lawyer)

In the light of https://lwn.net/Articles/728178/ ("Apache disallows the
Facebook BSD+patent license"), have the possible implications of the use
of/reference to the patent in question (see
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20160028806.pdf) been discussed
somewhere in detail before accepting, merging the code?

Kind regards, Markus

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