Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 1st Jun 2011 19:22 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Oracle and SUN "Today we welcome Oracle's donation of code that has previously been proprietary to the Apache Software Foundation, it is great to see key user features released in a form that can be included into LibreOffice."
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RE[2]: Comment by error32
by orestes on Wed 1st Jun 2011 21:51 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by error32"
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Don't forget they also got MySQL, and probably more importantly the customer base from Sun as well. The patent portfolio is also nothing to be sneezed at

Edited 2011-06-01 21:52 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by error32
by pantheraleo on Wed 1st Jun 2011 22:03 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by error32"
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True. MySQL might be important to their small business strategy. Small business don't run Oracle after all. Too expensive, and also largely too complicated for their needs.

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