Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Apr 2010 20:24 UTC, submitted by Governa
Oracle and SUN When Oracle announced its intentions to buy Sun Microsystems, many were worried about the future of Sun's large open source software portfolio, which includes things like Solaris, Java, MySQL, and more. It seems like Oracle is still struggling with what to do with the large body of products Sun entails; they've started charging 90 USD per user for the Microsoft Office ODF plugin.
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Comment by antwarrior
by antwarrior on Wed 21st Apr 2010 11:31 UTC
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You can charge for support. I'd give you that. Charging for the plug-in, I'd give you that, albeit reluctantly. Charging almost as much as a cheap edition of Office for a plug-in that does a format conversion is ignorant. Surely!

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