[erlang-questions] Berkeley DB apparently FREE for any use via Erlang
Wed Feb 27 23:18:21 CET 2008
maybe that because in the Java case Oracle delivers both, the library
itself and the interface into the Java language. They're both under
the same license (e.g. db-4.5.20/LICENSE).
That's not the case for the Perl and PHP interfaces.
On 27.02.2008, at 22:20, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * 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
> still fall under the free software requirement with that language.
> erlang-questions mailing list
There are two major products that came out of Berkeley: LSD and
UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
[Jeremy S. Anderson]
More information about the erlang-questions