Oracle adding close source extensions to MySQL

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Oracle adding close source extensions to MySQL

Postby faruqkhan » Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:01 pm

Oracle adding close source extensions to MySQL
Oracle has now officially announced that MySQL is not a full free software project anymore and that they will go for an Open Core model.

This is inconsistent to the original MySQL business model. The main strength of MySQL has always been that all MySQL source code was freely available. It was thanks to this that MySQL got widely adopted and got to be used by tens of millions of users.
rest here
http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/ ... 44611.html

and
http://monty-says.blogspot.com/2011/09/ ... sions.html
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