Greetings from CIS!
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is an advocacy and a research
institute based in Bangalore involved in, among others, promoting values of
open society to ensure access to knowledge. As part of Centre for Internet
and Society's (CIS') project on software patent opposition, we need your
technical expertise and assistance in getting answers for a few questions
relating to software applications. If you have any information on any of the
following questions, please let us know. Your help is greatly appreciated!
Here are the questions:
I. What are the features in Linux, Oracle, SQL server, Lotus Notes, or any
version control software in existence prior to August 2005 which provided
replication or database synchronization? Was this on a peer to peer
Synchronization via a secure channel?
Access control facility during database synchronisation?
Interface component in an application for database synchronisation?
Database synchronisation within a data storage system or an intranet?
Tracking changes in data on a peer to peer basis during data
A user to offer and accept invitations for synchronization of data within
a data storage system he was part of?
Maintenance of a membership list, modification of membership list for a
community of users who could synchronize their data on a peer to peer basis?
Thanks & Regards
Krithika Dutta Narayana
The Centre for Internet and Society