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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: simpler api to the Derby store
Date Thu, 26 Jun 2008 17:24:36 GMT
Dag H. Wanvik wrote:
> Bryan Pendleton <bpendleton@amberpoint.com> writes:
>
>   
>> Aren't there some pretty good packages for this already? E.g., BDB-JE,
>> JDBM, Perst, etc.?
>>     
>
> Some data points:
>
> BDB-JE is licensed under Sleepycat license, which seems more
> restrictive than Apache to me, but IANAL. It seems to require that
> using software needs to make source available
> (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/sleepycat.php)
>
> JDBM is being incubated as an Apache project. 
>
> I see that Perst is dual licenced; GP + commercial licence which makes
> it less "free" than Apache code for commercial users.
>
> It would be interesting to know how these stack up on technical merits
> too, compared to a possible Derby w/store API...
>   

sleepycat is listed as a category x license at 
http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html

 -jean


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