[Wolves] Save MySQL from Oracle
alex at moreati.org.uk
Mon Dec 14 12:57:22 UTC 2009
2009/12/14 Andy Jewell <Andy.Jewell at sysmicro.co.uk>:
> Hi All,
> Bear in mind that Monty has said he wants the EU to mandate that MySQL be re-released under a BSD or Apache-Style license; what he wants to do, is effectively claw MySQl back from being free software. Don't let him fool you.
Indeed, MySQL is and has always been under the GPL. Anybody is free to
fork it, if Oracle sink their fangs in.
Even so, I really can't raise th energy to care. I'd quite like it if
MySQL faded into irrelevancy, because PostgreSQL would replace it and
that would be a Good Thing.
Alex Willmer <alex at moreati.org.uk>
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