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Re: WSJ on Oracle's purchase of Sun and consequences for MySQL



Max Pyziur wrote:
> "This is a monster step backward for those of us who are committed to
> sustaining open source," said Lev Gonick, chief information officer at
> Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, who uses database software
> from Oracle as well as MySQL. "I have no doubt that this is an attempt to
> kill the competition."

If Oracle thinks that their $7 billion is going to killing MySQL, they
are sorely mistaken.  Companies come and go.  FOSS endures, and so will
MySQL.

Matt Flaschen


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