[Qgis-user] Re: [Qgis-developer] Oracle Spatial Driver

Tim Sutton lists at linfiniti.com
Fri Mar 30 06:42:51 EDT 2012


On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Jürgen E. <jef at norbit.de> wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> On Fri, 30. Mar 2012 at 11:02:10 +0200, Tim Sutton wrote:
>> 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
>> FreeTDS for MSSSQL?
> That's would require all authors to agree on that, wouldn't it?

Yes (obviously not an ideal choice)

> Anyway, the MSSQL provider uses QODBC and the Oracle provider could do the
> same.  So we wouldn't need to directly link or ship anything from Oracle.

Ah cool.

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