Re: Test code is worth the space

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: David Steele <david(at)pgmasters(dot)net>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, Michael Paquier <michael(dot)paquier(at)gmail(dot)com>, Peter Geoghegan <pg(at)heroku(dot)com>, Greg Stark <stark(at)mit(dot)edu>, Noah Misch <noah(at)leadboat(dot)com>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Test code is worth the space
Date: 2015-08-13 13:55:03
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On 2015-08-13 09:32:02 -0400, David Steele wrote:
> On 8/12/15 9:32 PM, Robert Haas wrote:
> >On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 9:24 PM, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net> wrote:
> >>Certainly don't mind at all, entirely open source under the MIT
> >>license.
> >
> >Why not the PG license? It would be nicer if we didn't have to worry
> >about license contamination here.

I don't think MIT is particularly problematic, it's rather similar to a
3 clause BSD and both are pretty similar to PG's license.

> There are actually a few reasons I chose the MIT license:
> 1) It's one of the most permissive licenses around.

> 2) I originally had plans to extend backrest to other database systems.
> Nearly two years into development I don't think that sounds like a great
> idea anymore but it was the original plan.

I don't see the difference to/with postgres' license there.


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