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From Andrew Shuttlewood <andrew.shuttlew...@futureroute.co.uk>
Subject Re: Server questions
Date Tue, 12 Apr 2005 08:19:53 GMT
On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 11:09 -0700, Kathy Saunders wrote:
> Andrew Shuttlewood wrote:
> 
> >
> >Secondly, we would like to ship the db2 jars for derby access along with
> >our (commercial) application. Is this permitted by the license agreement
> >- or do we have to seek a special license with IBM?
> >
> >  
> >
> I'm assuming that you are talking about the DB2 Universal JDBC driver 
> which provides the JDBC client for the network server.  If so, there is 
> an IBM license included with the download from IBM that allows you to 
> redistribute the DB2 Universal JDBC Driver free of charge; it does cover 
> you for a commercial product.  Having said that, I'm not a laywer, so 
> you should review the license with your lawyer and make sure it meets 
> your needs.

Ahh, okay. The license agreement struck me as rather impenetrable
compared to most open source licenses - especially the bits where
elements of the license are changed depending on which country you are
in!

I will try and get it fed through to the people who deal with license
evaluation.


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