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MySQL Creator Fights on Against Oracle

Dec 31, 2009, 23:02 (7 Talkback[s])
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"One thing that's safe to say about Michael 'Monty' Widenius, MySQL's creator and founder, is that he's as tenacious and determined as the man he's fighting – Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.

"Despite the fact that the Oracle-Sun Microsystems merger is looking like a done deal, thanks to a successful appeal by Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and its allies to the skeptical European Union's commission on competition, Widenius is launching a worldwide petition in a last-ditch effort to stop the merger.

"The petition, called "Save MySQL!," vows to "keep gathering support until the very end of the process," which would be next month."

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