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Re: MySQL Enterprise - Community split

From: Lukas Kahwe Smith <smith(at)pooteeweet(dot)org>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Kaare Rasmussen <kaare(at)jasonic(dot)dk>
Subject: Re: MySQL Enterprise - Community split
Date: 2007-01-02 20:47:59
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news.postgresql.org wrote:
> Kaare Rasmussen wrote:
>> I hope that this list is OK for rumors/information about competitor 
>> moves.
>>
>> http://www.mysqlperformanceblog.com/2006/12/29/where-to-get-recent-mysql-version/ 
>>
>>
>> It may be old news for others, but at least I didn't know about the 
>> "Recent Policies" at MySQL.
> 
> I am in contact with mysql ab community department to get some 
> clarifications. If you look at the initial announcement from Kaj, it 
> never discusses anything in the direction of not providing binaries 
> anymore. In the past MySQL AB was always very keen to get OSS users to 
> use their binaries to make bug handling easier. Also Windows users (the 
> bulk of LAMP development is done on WAMP) obviously need those binaries. 
>  So this is a big issue indeed.

Ok, the situation is that they are only doing new binaries for the 
community stuff 4-6 times a year. So there is just a delay with new 
binaries that will likely result in skipping versions from the 
Enterprise tree.

regards,
Lukas

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