Namaste - 5:08 pm on Oct 10, 2005 (gmt 0) [mysql.com...]
According to Marten Mickos, CEO of MySQL, "This announcement represents further validation of the open source movement. The beauty of open source software and the GPL license is freedom. As with all MySQL code, InnoDB is provided under the GPL license, meaning that users have complete freedom to use, develop, and modify the code base. We are pleased to see even broader industry acceptance of open source database technology. This also means that database developers now have even greater flexibility to use MySQL and Oracle in the same environment."