[Centos] centos4/rhes4 - mysql4?

Wed Jan 26 01:49:16 UTC 2005
Simon Garner <sgarner at expio.co.nz>

On 26/01/2005 2:21 p.m., Ted Kaczmarek wrote:
> Most companies do not release their source code for their in house
> proprietary applications. I suspect the majority of the corporate world
> will probably always be like this, sure lets give all our competitors
> are code, lol.
> I would be willing to bet that most people using mysql are in violation
> of its license, show me all the Open Source projects submitted by all
> those mysql users.

The license is referring to software that makes use of the MySQL source 
code. If you write an application that takes source from MySQL, then you 
are bound by the MySQL license.

This does not apply to creating an application that interfaces with a 
MySQL database. You can do whatever you want with your own source code. 
The MySQL license certainly does not require everyone using MySQL 
databases to release their applications as open source, that would be