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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: 2.0.55 Release
Date Fri, 15 Jul 2005 22:43:12 GMT
On Fri, 15 Jul 2005, Sascha Kersken wrote:

> Hi Nick,
>
> > Are you aware that 2.1.x has builtin SQL support, through the apr_dbd
> > framework?  There's a MySQL driver for it, although it's not bundled
> > with Apache because it's GPL (for MySQL compatibility), and that's
> > not compatible with distribution from the ASF.
>
> I read about it on this list and find it very interesting, but
> unfortunately, I did not have the chance to try it out yet - my publisher
> would kill me for exceeding the deadline any longer ;-).
> Although I think it will not alter the way PHP/MySQL applications (the
> book's main topic) work dramatically right now, I still think it's a
> fascinating new feature and that some day soon, I should write a feature
> article about it for the book's companion web site. So thank you for your
> hint.

Another week could be interesting.  If any sufficiently senior
and/or listened-to MySQL people are seen at ApacheCon, we might
make some progress on the licensing issue:-)

-- 
Nick Kew


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