Subject RE: [Firebird-general] Microsoft ponders "open-source" database
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
marius popa wrote:
> it's shared source (look but don't touch)
> "Will the software industry's wave of open-source databases spill onto
> Microsoft's turf? Perhaps. The software giant is considering making
> the source code for its SQL Server database available to customers,
> according to Tom Rizzo, director of product management in Microsoft's
> SQL Server unit."

MS had made for years the source of Windows available to some high end
customers that can pay for a special source code license, mostly to build
special utilities that need to be developed knowing the operating system
In this regard, I don't think the MsSql move will be much different.