iTWire: MySQL Moves are Troubling
Dec 19, 2006, 01:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Open source company MySQL AB, which puts out the well-known
database of the same name, has made a couple of moves this year,
both of which have passed without much comment.
"The two moves--one, a tie-up with Microsoft and two, a move to
delay production of binaries of its enterprise product for Debian
GNU/Linux--are not remarkable in themselves. But when taken in
conjunction with what the company did last year--making a deal with
the SCO Group to support its database on some versions of SCO's
Unixware operating system--it makes for a disturbing trend.