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more DB licensing

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2001-03-05 10:26:32 CET

It says clearly on the sleepycat web page:

 "If you redistribute your application outside of your site and your source
  code is not freely available and redistributable by others, then you
  require a commercial license from Sleepycat Software. Contact us for
  commercial licensing terms and pricing."

It clearly makes it very hard for companies and the likes to really take
advantage of the BSD-like license of subversion (i.e modify it without giving
away the changes). If you don't distribute your sources you have to either
make subversion use a different database or pay Sleepycat.

Annoying but true.

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