[Centos] centos4/rhes4 - mysql4?

Wed Jan 26 02:43:08 UTC 2005
Paul <subsolar at subsolar.org>

On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 14:49 +1300, Simon Garner wrote:
> 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.

I'm not sure about that if your linking to the client libraries since
the 4.0 ones are now GPL instead of LGPL.  If it's an in-house created
software then yeah it probably does not really matter.  If on the other
hand if it's a non-GPL licensed app you are distributing that is linked
against the MySQL client libraries then you have an issue such as with

Or that is how I under stand the issue.