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Re: Licensing requirements ???

On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 13:30, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> At 2003-10-09T17:06:02Z, Michael D Schleif <mds@helices.org> writes:
> > However, the MySQL licensing model seems to indicate that a licensing fee
> > is due them; and, I wonder about others.
> Suggestion: consider one of the BSDs, and use PostgreSQL instead of MySQL.

Especially since PostgreSQL is a better db...

> Yep, I really said that on a Linux-oriented mailing list.
> Why?  Because the BSD license explicitly allows the sort of distribution you
> are planning.  I use and love Linux but it *may* not be the appropriate
> solution for you.

The only issue will be the source code for the specific app, and
giving it only to the client shouldn't be a problem, especially
if it's linked with or uses systems with the LGPL or BSD licenses.

Ron Johnson, Jr. ron.l.johnson@cox.net
Jefferson, LA USA

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