Reminder of danger from Patents

Andy Green andy at
Wed Jun 28 15:37:50 UTC 2006

''Red Hat Faces Patent Infringement Suit

Software company FireStar has filed suit against open source seller Red 
Hat, alleging patent infringement.  The suit, filed in the Eastern 
District of Texas, asserts infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,101,502 
that is directed to a method of interfacing an object oriented software 
application with a relational database.


Let's hope that goes nowhere, but it serves as a reminder that the 
danger from a patent attack is real.
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