· Naughties
· · 2009
· · · October
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Autumn Light · It comes from the sun. Through leaves in the au­tum­n, and lamp­posts too ...
The EU and MySQL · [Dis­clo­sure: I have no non-public in­for­ma­tion on any of the MySQL-related as­pects of the Sun/Or­a­cle trans­ac­tion, nor on the cur­rent anti-trust re­view, and I am not speak­ing for any­one but my­self.] My guess is that the EU will even­tu­al­ly con­clude that it would be very dif­fi­cult for Or­a­cle to kill or crip­ple MySQL, even if they want­ed to. I think the more in­ter­est­ing ques­tion is whether Or­a­cle can turn MySQL from a use­ful tech­nol­o­gy in­to an in­ter­est­ing busi­ness, some­thing that in my opin­ion it’s nev­er been. What I’m wor­ried about, though, are un­in­tend­ed side-effects ...
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