[Mono-list] [Mono-aspnet-list] sqlite questions?

Francisco Figueiredo Jr. francisco at npgsql.org
Tue Nov 3 10:20:41 EST 2009

Yeap, we changed license so it would be more aligned with server
license itself and also to help users with commercial products.
Although LGPL already allowed them to use Npgsql, they had fears about
Another motivation was VS.Net design support which may impose some
restrictions in code distribution in source form which would give a
conflict with LGPL.

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 13:04, Daniel Morgan <monodanmorg at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Npgsql developers have re-licensed Npgsql under the BSD license.
> http://fxjr.blogspot.com/2007/08/npgsql-license-changed-to-bsd_27.html
> Npgsql
> http://npgsql.projects.postgresql.org/
> Plus, Npgsql has (copied from the Npgsql web page):
> # Support for .Net 2.0 and 3.5
> # Entity Framework (EF): In order to use it, you have to download a special build with the 3.5 suffix in its name on our download page.
> # Improved performance for large resultsets:Different from Npgsql1, Npgsql2 doesn't read all table contents before returning control to user code. This makes Npgsql much more memory efficient when dealing with large tables.
> # ASP.Net Providers
> --- On Tue, 11/3/09, Marek Habersack <grendel at twistedcode.net> wrote:
>> From: Marek Habersack <grendel at twistedcode.net>
>> Subject: Re: [Mono-list] [Mono-aspnet-list] sqlite questions?
>> To: "william leader" <william.leader at gmail.com>
>> Cc: "Dale E. Moore" <daleemoore at gmail.com>, Mono-list at lists.ximian.com, "monodevelop-list" <monodevelop-list at lists.ximian.com>, mono-aspnet-list at lists.ximian.com
>> Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 3:58 AM
>> william leader wrote:
> ...
>> Much better choice, as
>> somebody else suggested, is PostgreSQL -
>>   its .NET driver (Npgsql) is LGPL, has all the
>> features you mentioned (membership, profile, role)
>> and is shipped with Mono.
> ...
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Francisco Figueiredo Jr.
Npgsql Lead Developer

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