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Re: Will mysql 4 be in FC2?



Ken Snider wrote:
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Charles R. Anderson wrote:

| No.  Due to the client library license change to GPL, it is of
| questionable legality to link mysql 4 client libraries to other
| components in FC2, such as php, perl, and apache.

Has anyone talked to MySQL AG about this? It's seems unlikely this move was
intended to *slow down* adoption of MySQL 4.

GPL, in theory, allows them to make more money selling commercial licenses to closed-source shops.





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