Justin Swanhart (swanhart) wrote,
Justin Swanhart
swanhart

Another reason to GPL the MySQL docs - the site goes down and documentation is suddenly unavailable.

Fix your licensing model so that mirrors can legally maintain copies of your documentation, so that I'm not left sitting in the dark when your website goes down.

What if Oracle shut MySQL down today? They absolutely could. With the documentation not in the GPL, when Oracle pulls the plug on the websites, well, goodbye docs. It isn't legal to mirror them elsewhere.
Tags: downtime, gpl, mysql fools, mysql website
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