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Oracle: If RHEL were free, we wouldn't compete

Mar 12, 2009, 18:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"Let me get this straight. If Red Hat would just give away its product for free (as in price, source code, etc.), Oracle would be happy to not try to compete with Red Hat? Is that generosity, or what?

"I'm sure that others would like to sign up Oracle to this plan. Maybe IBM and Sun Microsystems could simply abandon their database development if Oracle will simply give away its database for free.

"Deal?"

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