Subject Re: [firebird-support] Something to wonder about
Author Olivier Mascia

On Mon, 12 Jan 2004 23:21:28 +0800,
James wrote :

> Since firebird is open source and source code can be freely download.
> Does that mean that company like Microsoft, Oracle can take a look at
> the source code get all the good point firebird has and put them on
> their product?

Of course, it means that.
I can, you can, we all can have access to the source code.
So can Microsoft, Borland, or whoever you want to name, can.

> what do you guys think?

That doing so, anybody has to comply with the license terms.
The question wether some people would not comply with the license is
a question for another day... :)

Best Regards,
Olivier Mascia