[erlang-questions] Berkeley DB apparently FREE for any use via Erlang

Florian Weimer <>
Wed Feb 27 22:20:13 CET 2008


* Chris Newcombe:

> Therefore, by the above text on Oracle's website, Erlang 'scripts'
> don't need to be open-sourced (and have no other restrictions imposed
> upon them) if they use Berkeley DB indirectly via the Erlang runtime.

The situation is similar with Java, and Oracle seems to assume that you
still fall under the free software requirement with that language.
*shrug*



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