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Linux Journal: The First Major Open Source Database

Jan 05, 2000, 06:23 (12 Talkback[s])
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"Doc Searls interviews Inprise President and CEO Dale Fuller."

"Go to the Inprise (aka the Inprise Borland) Web site. There you will witness two highly significant developments: 1) the Corel-like linuxification of yet another leading PC software company; and 2) news that the company has open-sourced InterBase 6, the latest version of its cross-platform relational database. The product will be open source in all its versions, including Linux, Windows NT and Solaris...."

"Linux Journal senior editor Doc Searls talked about the move with Dale Fuller, Inprise President & CEO. Fuller came to Inprise less than a year ago to turn around what was once the premier franchise in software development tools - and in many ways still is. What followed has been a steady corporate drift toward Linux and the open source community, which is a natural constituency for Delphi and other popular Inprise Borland tools."

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