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Re: commercial license availability

From: Julian <tempura(at)internode(dot)on(dot)net>
To: psycopg(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: commercial license availability
Date: 2012-09-15 09:03:43
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Lists: psycopg
No one needs to know anything about your product or what you intend to 
do with it.  All you need to know is that if you choose to use other 
software components in your product, open source or closed source, you 
must adhere to the license they are released under.

It appears to be a mystery that what you intend to do with psycopg2 is 
not compatible with this license and I can't see why.

All the best.


On 15/09/12 03:55, Vishnu VV wrote:
> Hi Danielle,
> The concern is with LGPL v3 in a closed appliance in the consumer 
> space; and that we would have to allow others to patch the product 
> with an updated version of the library.  We have no issue releasing 
> any improvements made to the driver back to the community, the concern 
> is if we would end up exposing other commercial code that would be 
> required to patch the driver in our product.
> We have no problem with LGPL v2 or a commercial license that required 
> us to release back changes we make to the driver itself.  Is that a 
> possibility?
> If we can call you or your team regarding a commercial license, that 
> should help us use psycopg and postgresql.
> Thanks,
> Vishnu
> 5123786441
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Daniele Varrazzo 
> <daniele(dot)varrazzo(at)gmail(dot)com <mailto:daniele(dot)varrazzo(at)gmail(dot)com>> wrote:
>     On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 6:13 PM, Vishnu VV <movievishnu(at)gmail(dot)com
>     <mailto:movievishnu(at)gmail(dot)com>> wrote:
>     > Hi,
>     >
>     > Are there any commercial license that is sold for psycopg
>     driver. LGPL V3
>     > seems very restrictive.
>     Why it is restrictive? You don't have to open source your product in
>     order to just use psycopg2. If you instead improve the driver we want
>     your improvements back. Is that restrictive?
>     -- Daniele

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