My Comments on Oracle's relicense of Berkeley DB under AGPLv3

Wednesday 3 July 2013 by Bradley M. Kuhn

Many have been asking for my comment on the relicensing by Oracle of Berkeley DB under AGPLv3.

I ultimately just put my thoughts into a post on debian-legal in the thread discussing what Debian should do about the relicensing of BDB under AGPLv3. (There's also an alternative link to the post.

Posted on Wednesday 3 July 2013 at 11:55 by Bradley M. Kuhn.

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