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Re: GSoC 2018 Student Self Introduction & Question


Hi Shuai!

I think you can read MySQL source code, but you can't use any exist code of
You should use different code even new way to implement the same feature.


2018-03-20 0:06 GMT+08:00 zhzhzoo zhang <zhzhzoo@xxxxxxxxx>:

> Hello everybody,
> I am a first year graduate in Peking University major in math. I started
> to take part in algorithm contests at grade 7 so I have a lot of
> programming experience and I am very well trained in algorithms and data
> structures. In my childhood memory MySQL was the most popular DBMS choice
> for personal website (LAMP stack). However it was acquired by Oracle as I
> grew up.
> In this year's GSoC projects, `optimizer trace' interested me
> particularly. It would be great for MariaDB to have this functionality.
> This functionality is already implemented in MySQL. So my question is, can
> I read MySQL's source code implementing this function? Would that cause
> legal problems? Thanks very much!
> Regards,
> Zhang Shuai.
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