[Pipet Devel] XML database woes

Tim (not representing his employer's opinions) tim at nbci.com
Wed Jan 5 06:13:02 EST 2000

Brad Chapman wrote:
>         Okay, last message! I just wanted to update everyone on the current
> status of dbXML, the in-development XML database I was hoping to use to do
> some XML storage.
>         I went back to check on things (www.dbxml.org) after the break and
> found out that the project is no longer open source with a BSD license, but
> is apparently going to be bought out and go commericial...[censored: a
> whole lot of not so nice words]... Anyways, I won't rant on about my
> feelings on this, but I was just wondering if anyone knows what happens to
> the code which was being previously released under a open source license. I
> have the most recently released snapshot (which is not complete) and
> documentation--can I use this to finish development or pass it out to
> people who would want to continue the open source development of it? Or is
> this code protected by the new commerical license?
>         Along the same lines, has anyone heard about other open source XML
> databases? (gotta keep me fingers crossed...:)
>         Okay, last message from me. Sorry to clog up everyone's in boxes.

Try xDBM.


Doesn't handle concurrency or any of the other stuff I like in a DBMS,
but it's open.


   "Once you pull the pin, Mr. Grenade is no longer your friend."


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