[development] Microsoft SQL Server
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Wed May 24 00:19:40 UTC 2006
Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> Robert Douglass wrote:
>> MS-SQL support would be a fantastic thing for Drupal to have, as
>> would Oracle and DB2 support. Anybody who would shoot these down has
>> their head in some Gnu's butt.
> The project Ajk was talking about was about writing a module as an
> interface between Drupal and some commercial, third-party stats
> software, I think the name was netstat or similar.
> I told him, I'd rather not have him contribute it since it is only
> usefull if you actually buy that package. Then it occurred to me a
> short while later, that probably all ecommerce payment gateways and
> amazon.com integration modules are of this kind too and it doesn't
> make much sense to host the one module and not the other. After that I
> suggested we discuss this, but nobody took me up on the offer )the
> mail was to the infrastructure list).
> Let me explain how we arrived on that policy. Some time ago, maybe
> last summer, two people applied for cvs access. One wanted to
> integrate Drupal with a commercial CRM package and the other with some
> commercial chat application. Karoly and myself had discussed this, and
> then told them that we won't grant them access. They complained to me
> and I forwarded the matter to Dries who probably forgot about it. From
> that day on, I have not given CVS access to similar applications.
> There weren't that many, btw, Ajk's might have been the third only.
You mention problems with ecommerce, another one I can think of is
In my opinion, the only consideration should be GPL legality. (With an
option to debate anything that is simply horrid)
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