Oracle to purchase Sun Microsystems?

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at mail1.ttak.org
Mon May 18 09:51:40 MDT 2009


On 5/17/2009 11:38 PM, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> The code is GPL. Trademark may require a new name, but the code can be
> forked if necessary. This topic has also been beaten to death online.
> Here's one of the more recent commentaries:
>
> http://kirkwylie.blogspot.com/2009/05/how-many-times-can-monty-sell-mysql.html

Oh, I thought it was a dual license that didn't include GPL.  So if 
worse comes to worse, MySQL can be forked, away from Oracle, under GPL 
abilities?

Kenneth




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