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The person(s) who went through a creative process to create the data are the ones that hold the copyrights to the data and they are the people that get to determine under what license they want to publish their work. If the data in the data sets are just simple facts that are recorded without any creativity involved, like measurements of physical properties ...


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According to https://www.mysql.com/about/legal/licensing/oem/, you are free to use any approved open source license for your code even if it is using the GPL'd MySQL library. The license used by recent versions of mysql-connector-java is described here: https://oss.oracle.com/licenses/universal-foss-exception/ Here is an excerpt of the LICENSE file provided ...


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mysql-connector/j is licensed as GPLv2 by Oracle but has a FOSS Exception. If you want to distribute your software as FOSS, you can choose any license "that is OSI-approved and/or categorized by the FSF as free". Otherwise you must use a different library or buy a commercial license from Oracle. And you cannot change the license of mysql-connector/...


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You cannot change the license of code from others, such as mysql-connector-java. That license is set by the author of that particular component (Oracle company). If your client stated the requirement up front, you have a problem. But otherwise you can just decline the request, and state that this is outside your control. P.S. The use of the term "...


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While @MadHatter 's answer make sense (and should be accepted and I think is correct), @TinyLincoln is correctly reporting TinyMCE's interpretation of the LGPL. I had a chat with TinyMCE's team meanwhile and their response is as following It is mandatory to show the branding when using the open source version of Tiny and would require a commercial contract ...


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While the documentation for the branding option only mentions Cloud platform users: https://www.tiny.cloud/docs/configure/editor-appearance/#branding Note: The “Powered by Tiny” product attribution is required for users on the Tiny Cloud Community Plan. Product attribution is optional for premium users. ...the following documentation page goes into more ...


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LGPLv2.1, the licence under which you have this code, doesn't require any banners or particular forms of advertising. Such requirements famously make licences non-free. Given that you don't intend to modify this code, the LGPL, in brief, requires that you preserve existing copyright notices and copyright disclaimers, and doesn't require that you use any ...


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