Trouble on the high seas for MySQL?
Sep 20, 2011, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"So, what's the problem?
"It seems that quite a few people are upset about the whole
notion of adding commercial-only features to MySQL, seeing it as
the end of all innovation in the GPLed flavor of the popular open
"I don't see these additions as being anything other than a
value add to MySQL customers who are willing to pay for them, and
this is no more a threat to the open MySQL development than the
hinkiness a dual-license set up has in the first place.
"In other words (long time readers, here's where I blow your
minds), this is a good move by Oracle."
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