[Gluster-users] [Gluster-devel] Gluster 4.0: Update
amye at redhat.com
Fri Aug 25 16:36:53 UTC 2017
On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 2:53 AM, Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com> 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)
> Gluster-devel mailing list
> Gluster-devel at gluster.org
A quick note on this: we're delighted to have Facebook contributing their
work to the project overall.
The patent is unrelated to the decision to be able to contribute their
work, and Halo replication is currently experimental in 3.11. However, more
testing and users looking at this is always welcome.
Hope that helps, happy to clarify off list.
Amye Scavarda | amye at redhat.com | Gluster Community Lead
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