[Qgis-developer] Oracle Spatial Driver

Tim Sutton lists at linfiniti.com
Fri Mar 30 05:02:10 EDT 2012


On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 10:39 AM, Vincent Picavet
<vincent.ml at oslandia.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>>  The City of Dornbirn and the Province of Vorarlberg have an interest in
>>  getting an Oracle Spatial native driver developed for QGIS. They would
>>  finance the bulk of the development, but they are interested in other
>>  financial contributions if there are other interested commercial or
>>  governmental QGIS users with an interest in the access of Oracle
>>  databases.
> It's not to feed the troll, but be sure to read the other threads regarding
> the GPL and linking problems. There _may_ be some legal implications
> concerning such a development, be sure to get them identified before starting
> development.

Yes it would be good to research this. We may also amend the license
to make a special linking exception for this case if we decide it is
in our best interests. Or maybe there is some free oracle library like



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