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Re: Misinformation on Databases

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 06:44:48PM -0500, Derek Neighbors wrote:
> On the page:
> http://www.debian.org/intro/why_debian
> Verbiage is:
> For those interested in databases, Debian ships with two popular database 
> programs: mySQL and PostgreSQL. Of course, if your boss forces you to use 
> a commercial application, Oracle, Informix, IBM DB2, SAP DB and several 
> others are available for Linux. 
> To be picky MySQL and Postgres are just as commercial as the others, you 
> really should say if your boss forces you to use a proprietary 
> application,...  But the real gripe is that SAP DB is Free (GPL) and its 
> tools are Free (LGPL) and it is in process of being packaged for Debian 
> even. 
> (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=88988&repeatmerged=yes)

I've rephrased it, thanks.

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