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Re: MySQL vs SVN licensing

From: Paul Smith <pausmith_at_nortelnetworks.com>
Date: 2002-07-07 20:39:19 CEST

%% "Bryan O'Sullivan" <bos@serpentine.com> writes:

  bo> On Sun, 2002-07-07 at 08:16, Paul Smith wrote:

>> Because the MySQL client library is covered under the LGPL, not the GPL,
>> and there is _absolutely no problem at all_ linking the LGPL'd client
>> library with your package, no matter _what_ the license is.

  bo> This is the sticking point. MySQL AB *used* to claim that the
  bo> client library was covered by the LGPL, but they now make it clear
  bo> that it is covered by the GPL.

  bo> http://www.mysql.com/doc/C/o/Copyright.html

Well, I double-checked right before I posted to make absolutely sure:


Looks like we have a discrepancy here... :-/.

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