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Re: Berkeley DB 6.0 license change to AGPLv3

On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 7:11 PM, Andrey Rahmatullin <wrar@wrar.name> wrote:
On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 06:58:34PM +0200, Nick Andrik wrote:
> Since AGPLv3 is really similar to GPLv3 but mostly oriented for
> webapplications, would it make sense to contact Oracle with the
> concerns raised in this thread and ask for clarification and possible
> consideration to change to license to GPLv3 instead?
> There could be some possibility that the choice of AGPL over GPL was
> not well considered by their part with all the issues that raises.

Or, considering the same arguments, to LGPL3+.

They already had a stronger license (SleepyCat is a two-clause BSD with strong copyleft paragraph added), so it doesn't make any sense to relicense to LGPLv3+.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej@sury.org>

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