Jeff Davis wrote:
> Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
> > http://news.com.com/Oracle+tried+to+buy+open-source+MySQL/2100-7344_3-6040197.html?tag=nefd.lede
> This probably means that the just bought Sleepycat and Innobase in an
> attempt to scare MySQL into a lower price.
> This also means that Oracle could also try to hurt PostgreSQL in a
> similar way (i.e. hiring all developers).
> However, since PostgreSQL developers aren't centralized, that would
> leave Oracle with a problem. Anyone in the world who wanted a job at
> Oracle could just hack some PostgreSQL code for a couple months :)
Yes, hiring our developers is one of our three risks. The other two are
a copyright purchase from the owner (Marc), or a patent attack.
Bruce Momjian http://candle.pha.pa.us
SRA OSS, Inc. http://www.sraoss.com
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