mysql 4.x and fedoracore2

Aly Dharshi aly.dharshi at
Wed Oct 27 16:48:06 UTC 2004

Ah just use Postgres and all those licensing woes go away ! :) :)

James Kosin wrote:
> Yes, Yes, Yes, and Yes.
> They have to reveal their source, unless they have a commercial license!
> HTML, depends, for most SQL stuff YES, because you want security so you 
> will be hiding the source that calls the libraries, thereby breaking the 
> license agreement for GPL of open source.  That is if you take the 
> license literally, without interpretation.
> A java applet, definitely a binary.  Unless you have a commercial 
> license you have to provide the source for this as well.  Since most 
> java applets are downloaded to the client, this is definitely distribution.
> I'm beginning to think everyone has this whole licensing issue blown out 
> of proportion.  Where are the simple days of old.  When open source 
> meant no strings attached and use at your own risk.
> James Kosin

Aly Dharshi
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