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Re: mysql now gpl'ed

On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 02:21:14PM +0200, Jordi Mallach wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 12:02:51PM +0200, Paul Slootman wrote:
> >    "We have always considered ourselves committed members of the Open
> >    Source and Free Software communities," said Monty Widenius, project
> >    leader on MySQL.  Moving to the GNU General Public License (GPL) is a
> >    way to show this". It is the latest beta (version 3.23.19) and all
> >    new releases that is being GPLed.debian.org
> It's amazing they proclaim they moved to GPL to "show they are members of
> the FS community. Didn't they write a note in tiny letters about the $$$
> they received from Va?
> > So now it can move to main, good news!
> This is good, it's a pitty they need to be 'bought' by VaLinux to show their
> interest for intelligent licenses.

Gosh, yeah, you're right.  It's such a shame when people get paid for their


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