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December 13th, 2009, 11:55 AM
Hard times for MySQL it seems (and even harder comes if Oracle succeed in its intentions). The point of this thread is to spread the word and try to help in saving MySQL. MySQL's creator Michael "Monty" Widenius yesterday called all FLOSS supporters and others to help this cause. Here (http://monty-says.blogspot.com/2009/12/help-saving-mysql.html) you can read his blog post.

December 13th, 2009, 12:02 PM
This is the **** that happens with corporate businesses. He shouldnt have sold out to Sun to start with. Welcome to reality sun shine. /sad but true..

December 13th, 2009, 01:40 PM
First of all, I don't understand why Oracle need EC approval.
But it seems EC is concerned about MySQL too.

Eben Moglen seem to be OK with Oracle taking over MySQL, and that means a lot to me.
He is the highest authority in the world, regarding the GPL license.

Still the blog raises some very serious concerns.
I am not so sure I want Oracle controlling MySQL,
but if Oracle mess it up too much, I think FSF or some other organization will organize a fork.