Literally unapplicable

Date: 2018-10-17 05:57 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
"and the Corresponding Source for all programs that you use to make the Program or modified version available as a service, including, without limitation, management software, user interfaces, application program interfaces, automation software, monitoring software, backup software, storage software and hosting software, all such that a user could run an instance of the service using the Service Source Code you make available"

So... taken quite literally, this means if you provision your mongoDB on AWS, well, you can't because you don't have the source for the hosting software used on AWS. Running on Windows? You're out. Running under Docker? Now you have to distribute the source to Docker and the docker image. Also, of the host OS. And that's not even considering the fact that those are not under the SSPL.

Also, does that include configuration too?
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