|Subject||RE: [IBDI] Some news to think about...|
|Author||Ann W. Harrison|
> >At 04:53 PM 6/21/2001 -0400, Leyne, Sean wrote:I wondered:
> > >Red Hat Database will be based on PostgreSQL and
> > >available only through the Red Hat subscription service
> > Fascinating. In what sense is that open source?At 10:11 AM 6/22/2001 +1000, Helen Borrie wrote:
>PG is open source. RHDBMS just won't be free beer.Nick Gorham added:
>... remember that Postgres, like InterBase and the IPL, isI believe that Postgres does use the BSD license, or a close
>not a copyleft type GPL licence, its more like the BSD one,
>and does allow for the use in closed, commercial products.
variant - Stonebreaker is Stanford isn't he? - the SSD license,
as opposed to the SDS license. Red Hat is not the original
author, and thus, under most licenses, doesn't have the right
to release the code under a different license. Aside from
good taste, what would keep me from offering RHDBMS for free
download from my website?
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