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eWeek: Open Source Ripe for the Taking

Feb 27, 2006, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Rapoza)

"There has been plenty of discussion about the effects of Oracle's Sleepycat acquisition on the database market and on MySQL specifically. But I wonder about the impact these acquisitions will have on open-source software and open-source licensing as a whole.

"Oracle isn't the first major commercial software company to buy open-source products: IBM and Novell, just to name two, have been doing it for years..."

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