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Re: [SLE] New Postfix builds for SuSE with MySQL.
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 28 May 2005 19:01:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505281901.30408.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 28 May 2005 16:18, Kevin Donnelly wrote:
> On Saturday 28 May 2005 10:01, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > ISTR there were licensing issues with mysql that prevented this. I could
> > be wrong, but I do know there was a huge discussion regarding mysql+php a
> > while back, with the new mysql license
>
> Wasn't that the other way around? PHP coders who were doing
> proprietary/closed stuff resented the MySQL license change to GPL, which
> meant their stuff had to be GPL too if it linked directly to it.

Hm, that does ring a bell.

Postfix is released under something called the "IBM Public License". Perhaps
the issue then is that it isn't compatible with the GPL


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