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Darth:

That license was from April 2018...1 year ago. The question is whether they gave up their rights with the way they licensed it through Apache.

The facts on the ground do NOT support that ESTC is in control and that MDB is not. In fact, the opposite appears to be the case based on these facts:

1) AWS did NOT use MongoDB (They used DocumentDB). They used Also used an OLDER API from 3.6 and before since MDB changed its licensing before it went public and has both APLG and SSPL licensing intact and enforceable.

2) AWS DID take the exact code from ESTC (minus the proprietary stuff) and even called it Elasticsearch (though I think they open themselves up to litigation there for sure).

So how can what Tinker and you keep saying be true yet not comport with the above 2 facts. If what you claim is true, AWS should be using the actual 4.02 of Mongo and their actual code......they do not. And if what you say is true, they should not use any code from open ESTC open....but they do.

And where is the AGPL and SSPL licensing from ESTC (or some version of copyleft licensing)?
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