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    MySQL and Oracle

    Hi,

    I have seen a website which require people to sign to prevent Oracle from making MySQL not free, so what do you think, will MySQL be not free soon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CS Geek View Post
    ...will MySQL be not free soon?
    no, mysql will be free forever
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    Then what do you think Oracle will do with MySQL?

    Please see this link: http://www.helpmysql.org/en/thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by CS Geek View Post
    Then what do you think Oracle will do with MySQL?
    they'll probably leave it alone

    if you want complete details, visit the oracle.com web site

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    that's old news, it's history, oracle bought sun and the petition is no longer of any use
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    So MySQL will be open source always?

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    always is a really long time, especially near theend

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