[Python-ideas] Official MySQL module

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Mar 9 11:44:07 CET 2013

On Sat, 09 Mar 2013 16:56:04 +0900
"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org>
>  > Open source software isn't built by corporations for their own
>  > corporate interest, but by people for their own personal needs.
> Nobody builds *open source* software.

Well, of course we do. If Python wasn't open source, I'm sure many
of the current core developers wouldn't contribute to it. Being open
source is one of the key reasons to contribute to it; it's not an



>  People (including corporate
> "persons") build *software*, then maybe they release it as a
> proprietary product, or as open source, or both.
> The problem with corporations is that they have a fiduciary
> responsibility to produce income for their owners, which often
> overrides considerations of voluntary cooperation.

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