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Borland.com: Inprise/Borland Introduces Interbase 6.0 Now Free and Open Source on Linux...

Jul 25, 2000, 14:20 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Pavel cisar for this link. ]

"Inprise/Borland (Nasdaq: INPR) today announced the availability of the source code for InterBase 6.0, its cross-platform, standard query language (SQL) relational database management system (RDMS). Binary formats for the Linux, Windows and Solaris operating systems are also available for download, free of charge. With Version 6.0, Inprise/Borland introduces performance improvements, a higher level of SQL92 compliance, and a replication engine."

"Developers worldwide have built InterBase into a multitude of applications, taking advantage of InterBase's small footprint and low maintenance requirements. Copies of the source code and binary versions for Linux, Windows, and Solaris are available at the Inprise/Borland Web site, www.inprise.com/interbase/."

"InterBase 6.0 has been released under a variant on the Mozilla Public License (MPL) V1.1. Developers using InterBase under this license can modify the code or develop applications without being required to open source them. The open source license applies to all platforms."

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