MySQL defends paid tarball decision

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 15, 2007 2:52 AM EDT
Reg Developer; By Gavin Clarke
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MySQL has defended a decision to end free community access to the latest source code for its popular database in an attempt to snag paying customers. Chief executive Marten Mickos said MySQL remains in full compliance with the principles of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), adding the company's decision will help build a "well-funded business model" capable of producing yet more GPL software.

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