[development] Oracle buys SleepyCat

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Thu Feb 16 04:52:14 UTC 2006


On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 23:18 -0500, Khalid B wrote:

> This sums it up for MySQL AB:
> "The situation might be a little more perilous for MySQL AB, however,
> and its customers as well. Oracle is now in a position to change the
> licensing terms for both database backends, or even to make them
> unavailable for dual-licensing altogether."

I do have one question about this, and can they revoke the licence for
existing customers or will this only affect new customers moving


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