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On 2/13/07, Andreas Tscharner <andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch> wrote: > Tony Hoyle wrote: > > In the past mysql didn't do so out of the box, but support for that is a > > bit tentative anyway (due to licensing issues - we're stuck to 3.23 > > pretty much forever until that stops working). > > I thought they addressed their licensing issues with MySQL5 ?! (It looks > like it's GPL (only had a short look, of course)) > > Best regards > Andreas > -- > Andreas Tscharner andreas.tscharner at metromec.ch Indeed, it seems they've cleared that gpl-but-only-if-you-are-free-as-in-beer wording in their new licenses and are now fully gpl: http://www.mysql.com/company/legal/licensing/ http://www.mysql.com/company/legal/licensing/opensource-license.html But there's a warning on the site that some versions are still under the old license: http://www.mysql.com/company/legal/licensing/mypl.html Cheers, Flávio