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From Damjan Jovanovic <damjan....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Future of MySQL Connector Extension
Date Sat, 23 Jul 2011 06:21:09 GMT
On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 7:17 AM, Alexander Thurgood
<alex.thurgood@gmail.com> wrote:
> Le 23/07/11 06:29, Pedro Giffuni a écrit :
>
> Hi Pedro,
>>
>> We won't ship GPL stuff directly, but note that whomever distributes
>> binaries for your system can.
>> In other words, both options that you mention are possible.
>
> Therein lies the rub. Who would do that for MacOSX ? Certainly not
> Apple. And certainly not MS for Windows OS. Again, we come back to the
> question of who will be hosting/providing the binaries. If Apache can
> not / will not due to licensing issues, then who will do it for these OSes ?

Fink/MacPorts?

Maybe we should provide the option of downloading the MySQL connector
on-demand instead of distributing it with OO.o? AFAIK that works
around the GPL.

Damjan

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