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 Michael Widenius on Sun purchase

Michael Widenius aka Monty is the founder and original developer of MySQL. Not that long ago he left his job with Sun. These are his thoughts on the purchase of Sun by Oracle and how it will affect MySQL.

"This brings up the question, once again, how can one own an Open Source Project. Patrick Galbraith, summed up his feelings in a recent blog post, , that the "ownership" of Free and open source projects has more to do with who provides the best stewardship of the code, rather than who owns a trademark."
To be (free) or not to be (free)

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Apr 22, 2009 )


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