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From:Jim Date:September 14 2007 4:45pm
Subject:Re: The current version is 5.0.48, no?
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Can these be legally run without a license?

Is the only difference that MySQL AB doesn't publish links to the current 
version on their web page, instead purposely choosing to leave the 
community version several revisions behind?

Yeah, I'm a little confused.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeremy Cole" <jeremy@stripped>
To: "Maurice Volaski" <mvolaski@stripped>
Cc: <mysql@stripped>; "Dan Nelson" <dnelson@stripped>
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 2:14 AM
Subject: Re: The current version is 5.0.48, no?


> Hi Maurice,
>
> Yep, it's very very confusing these days.  Unfortunately for all of us, 
> MySQL's sales organization seems happy with the situation.  Blame them.
>
> And, yes, you're correct, compared to MySQL Enterprise, 5.0.45 is indeed 
> out of date now.  The releases are sequential, but the community one is 
> only released every so often.  If you don't have a MySQL Enterprise 
> login and you want to get the sources/binaries, you can get them from 
> here (under the GPL):
>
> http://mirror.provenscaling.com/mysql/enterprise/
>
> Regards,
>
> Jeremy
>
> Maurice Volaski wrote:
>> Thank you for this info, but it just seems make a simple question a 
>> matter of confusion.
>>
>> It tells us that MySQL is being marketed under two editions, but 
>> nowhere
>> does it say that the current release of each is matched bugfix for 
>> bugfix
>> and the version difference is just arithmetic.
>>
>> Since community's 5.0.45 came out a few months ago and enterprise's 
>> 5.0.48
>> came out just a few weeks ago, and from the look of the release notes, 
>> I want to believe that community version is indeed out of date.
>>
>>
>>> In the last episode (Sep 13), Maurice Volaski said:
>>>>  I just learned that the current version of MySQL is 5.0.48, 
>>>> described here
>>>>  http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0.html and
>>>>  available from
>>>>  http://download.dorsalsource.org/files/b/5/165/mysql-5.0.48.tar.gz
>>> The current Mysql Enterprise version is 5.0.48.  The current Mysql
>>> Community version is 5.0.45.
>>>
>>> Enterprise release notes:
>>> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-es-5-0.html
>>>
>>> Community release notes:
>>> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/releasenotes-cs.html
>>>
>>> Comparison:
>>> http://www.mysql.com/products/which-edition.html
>>
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  • Re: The current version is 5.0.48, no?Dan Nelson14 Sep
    • Re: The current version is 5.0.48, no?Maurice Volaski14 Sep
      • Re: The current version is 5.0.48, no?Jeremy Cole14 Sep
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