[rabbitmq-discuss] Adoption of AMQP but ... roadblocks

Alexis Richardson alexis at rabbitmq.com
Mon Apr 22 12:02:40 BST 2013


This should not have any effect on your use of RabbitMQ.

The Red Hat patent relates to certain specific approaches to XML based
routing in combination with AMQP, in which exchange routing explicitly
encodes XML patterns.  I have not yet found any real world scenarios
where the patent could be relevant and applicable.  Even if such
scenarios existed, Red Hat's "patent pledge" would apply to them:

Does this help?


On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Jagtar Singh <jsmundey at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We were on decision to adopt rabbitmq as our core messaging solution. But then we came to know about the XML payload patent 20090063418 by Red Hat. It seems like patenting a SOAP protocol and it's detrimental to acceptance of AMQP as standard.
> We could not get any news regarding this scenario except ones dating back to 2009. Is there any change happened or it's still the same? How would it affect development of the RabbitMQ?
> Thanks for response.
> Cheers
> Jags.
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