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From:cmaurand Date:August 31 1999 9:26pm
Subject:Re: MySQL Speed ?? slower the Oracle ?
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 I don't disagree.

Curtis

In <008901bef3cc$895f6180$e5ee0118@stripped>, on 08/31/99 
   at 09:18 AM, "Rick Moore" <lrmoore@stripped> said:

>Ah.  Makes sense.  I agree that the licensing is fair, but it's
>unfortunate because MySQL could ride on Red Hat's coat tails and get a
>lot of extra exposure...

>Rick

>----- Original Message -----
>From: <cmaurand@stripped>
>To: Rick Moore <lrmoore@stripped>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 1999 9:22 AM
>Subject: Re: MySQL Speed ?? slower the Oracle ?


>> In <006a01bef3c4$925cd6d0$e5ee0118@stripped>, on 08/31/99
>>    at 08:22 AM, "Rick Moore" <lrmoore@stripped> said:
>>   BTW: Why isn't MySQL on the standard
>> >Red Hat distribution? )
>>
>> >Rick
>>
>> Because Redhat would have to pay for MySQL that way.  The license terms
>state that if you include MySQL in a product and you charge money for
>that product then you must pay royalties to tcx.  And if you're going to
>make money that way on a product that is otherwise free, then you should
>pay royalties.  I think the licensing is pretty fair.  So to avoid paying
>those fees, RedHat ships with Postgres SQL.
>>
>> Curtis
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