If you've followed the recent (fake) news, you've probably already heard it. Oracle is "massively ramping up audits of Java customers it claims are in breach of its licences" After a quick check on the source (The Register), here's a more realistic, probably more accurate version of that headline: Oracle is thinking about auditing 1-2 … Continue reading What we Need is Standardised Non-OSS Licenses
When people start creating commercially licensed software (like we did, in 2013 with jOOQ), there is always the big looming question: What do I do about piracy? I've had numerous discussions with fellow entrepreneurs about this topic, and this fear is omnipresent. There has also been a recent discussion on reddit, titled "prevent sharing of … Continue reading With Commercial Licensing, Invest in Innovation, not Protection
subscribe to the newsletter here Tweet of the Day We would like to contribute this new section of the newsletter to our followers, users, and customers. Here's Andy Van Den Heuvel, who appreciates jOOQ's and MyBatis' (both being "post-JPA" frameworks) return to SQL. https://twitter.com/andyvdh7/status/416685921288093696 2013 from jOOQ's perspective 2013 was a very exciting year for jOOQ and jOOQ customers. … Continue reading jOOQ Newsletter: December 30, 2013. Happy New Year!