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From Liviu Nicoara <nikko...@hates.ms>
Subject Re: STDCXX-1066 [was: Re: STDCXX forks]
Date Sun, 23 Sep 2012 19:51:40 GMT
On 9/23/12 3:48 PM, Stefan Teleman wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 3:26 PM, Liviu Nicoara <nikkoara@hates.ms> wrote:
>
>> To be honest it's quite bizarre that you cannot share that with us. Is it
>> really a trade secret? How can that be the case if Oracle customers are also
>> required to perform the same alignment, perhaps using the same techniques
>> like you showed in the patch?
>
> That's the problem. I don't know what is and what is not a trade
> secret, or copyrighted information, or "unauthorized intellectual
> property disclosure" anymore.  I think it's in the eye of the
> beholder. At Sun it was very clear.
>
> Believe it or not, I had to get written approval from the Legal
> Counsel's Office in order to be able to share these patches. And that
> in spite of the fact that these patches are published, and have
> already been published for *years*.

That clarifies things. Thanks.

Liviu


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