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MySQL: Back to Its Roots Via Sun

Jul 24, 2008, 20:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to Sean Kerner for this link. ]

""MySQL has been management driven and not development driven for the last four years, " Widenius said. "Sun is getting us back to our roots with more of a community focused. The area that we have totally failed in the last four years is our community."

Widenius noted that in the past several years MySQL has been slow to react to patch requests coming from the community. Development overall has also been slower than it should have been. The MySQL 5.1 release was recently announced and followed the 5.0 release by two and a half years."

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