Non GPL Python MySQL Client Library.

Christopher T King squirrel at WPI.EDU
Mon Jun 28 20:40:41 CEST 2004


On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, Lothar Scholz wrote:

> Hello i want to write a commerical small tool that must access a MySQL
> database but i can't afford the License Fee for the original MySQL
> driver. In the Ruby world there exist a small but working pure ruby
> library that can be used without buying a license or putting your
> application under the GPL. 
> 
> Is there anything like this in the Python world ?

Libraries licensed under the GPL can be used without GPLing the code that 
uses them - you only have to GPL any extensions you make to the library. 
Assuming that works for you, you can use (GPLed) mysql-python:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/mysql-python/




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