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From:Martijn Tonies Date:November 26 2007 2:11pm
Subject:Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................
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> surely mysql would just fork the last gpl innodb release if they got
> bummed by oracle...

I doubt if they can -- from the InnoDB website:
The GPLv2 License
The GNU General Public License version 2, under which both MySQL and InnoDB
are published, does not allow, without permission from MySQL AB and Innobase
Oy, linking of InnoDB and MySQL, or the client libraries of MySQL, to a
product which you distribute but which does not itself satisfy the GNU GPLv2
license.



So if Innobase doesn't grant MySQL permission, they have no leg to stand on.



Either way, I think Falcon is the future if you want to stay with MySQL
only,

other options are available if you want to go 3rd party...





Martijn Tonies
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Oracle is acquiring...............................Krishna Chandra Prajapati26 Nov
  • Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................Martijn Tonies26 Nov
    • Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................Craig Huffstetler26 Nov
      • Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................mos26 Nov
    • Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................Glyn Astill26 Nov
      • Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................Martijn Tonies26 Nov
        • RE: Oracle is acquiring...............................Dhandapani Shanmugam26 Nov
          • Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................Jeremy Cole26 Nov
            • RE: Oracle is acquiring...............................Dilip Kumar Parikh26 Nov
              • RE: Oracle is acquiring...............................Dhandapani Shanmugam26 Nov
      • Re: Oracle is acquiring...............................Martijn Tonies26 Nov
RE: Oracle is acquiring...............................Dilip Kumar Parikh26 Nov