MySQL has deep roots in open-source software development
communities and code contributions to MySQL keep flowing in, being
reviewed and integrated into the MySQL.
During our BoF at the MySQL Conference and Expo, Lenz Grimmer talked about our work to make MySQL (even more) contributor friendly, with some more focused effort starting on February 1, 20091.
The desire to contribute code to MySQL remains as strong as ever as evidenced by this year's MySQL Conference and Expo, where I had an opportunity to speak with some contributors and partners who wish to contribute to MySQL. Of course, there are a lot of strong and varying opinions in this area.
As I said above, code has been contributed and absorbed in MySQL (according to either the MySQL …[Read more]