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