Subject: Re: Sleepycat Software DB 2.x library licensing vs. NetBSD
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/17/1998 16:25:33
>Keith Bostic seems like a reasonable fellow; could we at least _ASK_
>him first?  The worst thing he could do would be tell us to go to hell,
>and we'd be no worse off than before.

My understanding is that the license is the way it is so that Keith
can recoup the development cost of DB2.  Perhaps a better approach
would be to see what that figure is and see if the free user community
could drum up the cash to have the license changed.