Subject Re: [Firebird-general] So, who invented shadow records?
Author Daniel Rail

At February 21, 2005, 14:14, Ann W. Harrison wrote:

> Daniel Rail wrote:
>> Just to follow Ann's message(found in Craig's blog) in regards to
>> software patents.
>> Even more ridiculous, is that there are patents that have been filed
>> recently that describes some features of Firebird.

> I guess I should have been more clear. We have excellent responses to a
> MVCC patent suit should one be threatened against Firebird.

I don't have any doubts. I was basically pointing to how ridicule
software patents are becoming. Especially, when more than one patent
application covers the same concept, but named differently.

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (