[Mono-devel-list] Question about ByteFx.Data

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor at vt.edu
Wed Jan 26 06:42:47 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 12:15 +0200, Mart Roosmaa wrote:
> As seen in Mono svn, the ByteFx.Data is ~7 weeks old.
> On ByteFx homepage it is stated that in April 1, 2004 MySQL hired that
> guy and now ByteFx.Data isn't developed anymore.
> So my question is: Can't Mono switch to this MySQL official connector
> (which basically is the old ByteFx.Data)?
> http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/net/1.0.html

No, for licensing reasons.  The ByteFX.Data that Mono has is LGPL, while
the new ByteFx is GPL.  Mono does not want to ship GPL assemblies.

See also:


 - Jon

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