> >> I think the ideal solution would be for the dbmirror author(s) to agree
> >> to relicense it as BSD. If no go, then push it over to gborg.
> > I'm wiling to talk to some people here at Navtech about relicensing
> > dbmirror as BSD but, if its going to be moved to gborg anyway in 7.4 then
> > my preference would be to not relicense it.
> > If its going to stay in contrib for the forseable future(at least until
> > the postgres-r replication stuff is ready) then there's a good chance I
> > can arrange for it to be relicensed.
> I understand your feeling, but that leaves us with a hard decision.
> Marc wants to skinny down contrib, which means pushing out stuff that
> isn't fairly widely used. dbmirror being a new item, it doesn't have
> any track record of use; and so there's very little to set on the other
> side of the scales against the its-the-wrong-license argument.
> I haven't tried dbmirror myself, but it looks useful; I'd vote for
> keeping it in the distribution *if* the license is BSD. Otherwise
> I'll have to vote not to.
* Move dbmirror and rserv from /contrib to gborg.postgresql.org
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