Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Apr 2009 11:53 UTC, submitted by tsedlmeyer
Oracle and SUN We've been debating the merits of a possible IBM-Sun deal for a while now, and even Sun itself seemed to be in the dark as to if it would be a good idea to be bought by IBM. These debates are now all moot: in a surprise move (at least, I didn't see any speculation about it) Oracle has bought Sun Microsystems, at USD 9.50 a share, which equates to a total of 7.4 billion USD. The news got out through a press release.
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RE[2]: Oh well
by sean on Mon 20th Apr 2009 15:43 UTC in reply to "RE: Oh well"
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Fortunately, the GPL allows us to fork it as a last resort.

Just to nitpick, any open source license would allow you to fork it.

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