PHP5, MySQL, and Licensing. It seems that Sterling and others are talking about the licensing conflict between PHP (BSD) and MySQL's updated client library (GPL). This may be a bit premature, since the folk at MySQL are considering a blanket exemption for Open Source projects with OSI approved licenses. Yo, MySQL folks! What's the word? Can we get this straightened out before too many people blow it out of proportion? Zak? How 'bout it? If there's anything the Open Source freaks are good at,… [Jeremy Zawodny's blog]
why wouldn't they just use the lgpl for the mysql libraries? seems the right solution.