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From William Guo <gu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Are MySQL driver and MySQL protocol allowed in distribution?
Date Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:44:28 GMT
Thanks for the explanation.

William

On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:36 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 13 April 2018 at 11:26, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
> > You can't distribute the MySQL driver, but as long as you don't
> distribute
> > the driver, you are free to solve the problem any way you like.  You can
> > require that the user download the driver themselves, or you can develop
> > your own driver -- all of those are fine.
>
> This is the policy that I think applies here:
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#optional
>
> Does the product work without MySQL?
> It sounds like that this would be an optional storage method, so
> depending on it would be fine.
>
> The uses who want to use MySQL will have to download the driver (and
> accept the terms of its license).
> Those that don't wish to use MySQL aren't affected.
>
> > Karl
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 6:20 AM, 吴晟 Sheng Wu <wu.sheng@foxmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >> Someone asked whether could provide a mysql based storage implemention
> for
> >> SKyWalking.
> >> I am aware mysql driver is under GPL, so should not be allowed, right?
> >> Then how about the mysql protocol? If they implement the codes by
> >> themself, because the storage required a few features compared to the
> real
> >> driver.
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >> Sheng Wu
>
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