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Re: GPL linking question

On Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 09:37:18AM -0700, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> Let's be specific here. If the program can use multiple databases, one
> of which is MySQL, then the distribution of that program can include
> MySQL so long as MySQL itself is still distributed under the GPL
> (meaning, source code is included or easily obtained). The sql-using
> app itself does not have to be under the GPL. At least that's my
> reading.

Being specific: if the program is distributed with MySQL, such that
by default it uses MySQL then we're definitely not talking about mere


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