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From David Van Couvering <da...@vancouvering.com>
Subject Re: Blog response to Oracle white paper
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 16:28:19 GMT
I fixed the blog, thanks, Dan.

Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> David Van Couvering wrote:
>> Thanks, Mike, for your great comments on the white paper.  I took 
>> those comments and added my own in a blog response:
>>
>> http://weblogs.java.net/blog/davidvc/archive/2006/11/oracle_benchmar_1.html 
>>
>>
> 
> Errmmm, David says in his blog:
> 
> "If your product is open source, you can use the BDB open source 
> license, which is a variant of a BSD license."
> 
> But the Oracle site says:
> 
> http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/berkeley-db/htdocs/licensing.html

> 
> 
> "The our open source license permits you to use Berkeley DB, Berkeley DB 
> Java Edition or Berkeley DB XML at no charge under the condition that if 
> you use the software in an application you redistribute, the complete 
> source code for your application must be available and freely 
> redistributable under reasonable conditions."
> 
> Isn't that more GPL like than BSD like, i.e. viral?
> 
> Dan.
> 
> 

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