Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Oct 2009 21:38 UTC, submitted by google_ninja
Oracle and SUN "Digital civil liberties organization Open Rights Group, Knowledge Ecology International and software developer Richard Stallman tell the EC in a letter that they are concerned about Oracle's possible squashing of competition in the database market by abandoning MySQL."
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RE[3]: Forking isn't enough
by WorknMan on Mon 26th Oct 2009 12:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Forking isn't enough"
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Yeah, I agree with you.. instead of saying 'If Oracle dumps it", I should've said 'Without funding..."

It's also ironic that one of the reasons open source advocates say you should use FOSS software is so that you're not locked into any one vendor. Sounds like Stallman is concerned that the future of MySQL is dependent upon Oracle ...

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