Excerpts from Olaf van der Spek's message of 2016-10-15 18:15:02 +0200:
> 2016-10-15 18:10 GMT+02:00 Clint Byrum <spam...@debian.org>:
> >> What's the plan for MySQL 5.7? AFAIK it was released in April, will it be
> >> included in Stretch?
> > The release and security teams have decided that MySQL will live only in
> > unstable for stretch due to the perceived complications with tracking
> > security patches in MySQL.
> Ouch, so Debian releases will no longer come with MySQL?
> Is the current practice of using upstream releases as security updates
> no longer feasible?
> What do 'they' suggest as alternative for MySQL?
MariaDB will be included.