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From Dick Applebaum <dicklac...@mac.com>
Subject Re: JDBC driver for Derby network server mode?
Date Tue, 05 Oct 2004 03:13:27 GMT

On Oct 4, 2004, at 2:39 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

> On Oct 4, 2004, at 1:35 PM, Kathy Saunders wrote:
>> Dick Applebaum wrote:
>>> Does this mean that Apache can/will include the driver in the Derby 
>>> distro --kind of a pita to have to go 2 places to assemble a 
>>> runnable Derby
>>> Dick
>> Apache can include the driver in the Derby distrobution (I believe 
>> there are some license requirements to do so.  If the Derby community 
>> wants to do that,  it should be OK.    I don't know what Apache's 
>> general policy is on inlcuding non-open source in one if its 
>> releases.  I do know that Apache often points to other sites to 
>> obtain free software.
> Why don't you release a OSS version of a driver for derby, or have the 
> community develop one...

Do We really want another driver?

Some how, Macromedia is able to redistro a DB2 (Cloudscape/Derby) 
driver with ColdFusion MX -- why can't Apache.org.

It would seem to be in the best interests of Apache.org, IBM and 
potential users.


> geir
>> Kathy
> -- 
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