Why MySQL grew so fast
"And MySQL AB has become one of most successful companies with a completely complementary dual-licensing model: they offer everything under an open license for certain users, but charge money for everything under other circumstances. (These circumstances will be discussed further down under "The licensing of free software.") As we'll see, the parallel existence of GPL licensing and commercial licensing leaves a mark on every aspect of the company."
(Submitted by Noel Fri Apr 23, 2004 )
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