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Re: Commission clears Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems

From: damien clochard <damien(at)dalibo(dot)info>
To: Rafael Martinez <r(dot)m(dot)guerrero(at)usit(dot)uio(dot)no>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Commission clears Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems
Date: 2010-01-21 22:37:57
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Rafael Martinez a écrit :
> ".... The Commission's investigation showed that another open source
> database, PostgreSQL, is considered by many database users to be a
> credible alternative to MySQL and could be expected to replace to some
> extent the competitive force currently exerted by MySQL on the database
> market ....."
> 
> Ref:http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/10/40&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en
> 


Sounds like a syllogism to me :

 (A) There should be alternatives to Oracle
 and (B) PostgreSQL is a credible alternative to MySQL
 So (C) Oracle can buy MySQL


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