Subject: Re: vi update?
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/20/2000 12:27:00
In message <>, Greywolf wr
>So what's the deal with db1 vs db2?  db is Berkeley DB, so what's going
>on?  Is it GPL'd or is it so ridiculously restrictive on terms that it
>won't be useful to aught but the Original Berkeley Folks [TM]?
>I've seen some stuff go by on that, but I think I've deleted them.

db2 is available under special license terms called the "sleepycat" license,
the idea of which is to encourage people like Netscape to spend $many on a
license to distribute it without source - but this won't work for NetBSD.