On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 07:05:32PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
kevin lyda thought:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 09:54:15AM -0800, Justin Mason wrote:
> > I wouldn't trust Oracle's intentions one bit -- and losing Sleepycat's
> > work would be painful. There is always PostgreSQL to replace MySQL though,
> > right?
>> You can't lose MySQL. It's GPL'd. And it has contributions from
> non-MySQL people. So future releases would have to honor that license
> unless they rewrite all the parts they don't own the copyright to.
There's also Ingres which released version 3 as free software under the
Computer Associates Trusted Open Source License.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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