Re: Oracle to buy Sun

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndquadrant(dot)it>
Subject: Re: Oracle to buy Sun
Date: 2009-04-20 14:41:03
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On Monday 20 April 2009 16:24:32 Gabriele Bartolini wrote:
> I am still in the process of understanding the impact of this on a
> wider scale. I would love to collect some ideas that can be presented
> during community talks, as "How is Oracle acquisition of Sun going to
> influence PostgreSQL" is a question that often and inevitably will be
> asked - I presume. I would love to get a list of PROS/CONS of this
> agreement as far as PostgreSQL is concerned, both from a technical point
> of view and a marketing point of view, so I believe your ideas are more
> than welcome!

Note that these announcement all conspicuously omit any mention of MySQL. One
might expect that that part of the deal will be under regulatory

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