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Re: Pseudo-Off-topic-survey: Opinions about future ofPostgresql(MySQL)?

From: Chris Browne <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Pseudo-Off-topic-survey: Opinions about future ofPostgresql(MySQL)?
Date: 2004-08-16 16:09:39
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gsw(at)globexplorer(dot)com ("Gregory S. Williamson") writes:
> b) Informix is now part of IBM and is likely to be replaced by DB2
> over the next few years ... any bets on whether parts of Informix /
> Illustra / etc. migrate into some variant of open source ?

It's pretty clear that IBM bought out Informix in order to get the
customers and to try move them over to DB2.  "Open sourcing" Informix
would undermine that effort, so I wouldn't expect to see it happen any
time soon.
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