Linux Is Not Ready For the Enterprise

This opinion piece is so misleading I don’t know where to start! Luckily I don’t have to because a brief thread on LUNI has reasonable answers to this analyst’s questions and asertions.

It also seems that the MySQL client libraries are now released under the GPL. This causes a lot of problems for producers of non-GPL software and is an artifact of the license. This may even impact on PHP bundled support for MySQL as PHP 4 isn’t available under the GPL.

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MySQL Client Libraries GPL’ed, PHP Developers Annoyed
Donncha just linked to an unfolding drama between PHP and MySQL. Now some of you are familiar with PHP, it’s a server-side scripting language (like Perl) that is very powerful (it competes directly with ASP and JSP). It is released/developed…

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