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Re: postgresql or mysql or oracle?

From: Dick Davies <rasputnik(at)hellooperator(dot)net>
To: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
Cc: PostgreSQL novices <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: postgresql or mysql or oracle?
Date: 2005-01-10 12:15:56
Message-ID: 20050110121556.GK25665@lb.tenfour (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-novice
* Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to> [0132 18:32]:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 07:55:23 +0000,
>   Randolf Richardson <rr(at)8x(dot)ca> wrote:
> > 
> >     	    	MySQL:  Not free for commercial use
> > 
> >     	[If I'm mistaken about any of this, corrections are welcome.]
> MsSQL is GPL code and hence is free for commercial use if you abide
> by the restrictions of the GPL. If you want to not have to abide by
> these restrictions then you have to make a deal with MySQL to get the
> code under an alternate license.

Ok, but 'free with strings and hoops to jump through' is still not as
useful as 'do what you like with it'.

Lets' not start a 'my license > your license' thread.
'And if you think you're going to bleed all over me
you're even wronger than you normally be'
		-- The Specials, 'Little Bitch'
Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns

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