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Eric, Why have you forsaken us?
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Note. The following is my own opinion. Yes, I mention my employer. But keep in mind that I'm just writing my own opinion about my employer.

Have you read this?
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2005/06/30/esr_interview.html




People who do what the GPL tries to prevent (e.g., closed source forks of open source projects) wind up injuring only themselves


Eric, I don't think you understand what the GNU GPL represents. It protects us from corporations absorbing the project into itself. If MySQL the software was licensed under the BSD license, MySQL the company would have no reason to contribute back to the original source.

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