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Open Source: It’s Time to Get Down to Business

“Don MacAskill calls himself a ‘huge fan’ of open-source
software in general, and the MySQL database in particular. MySQL is
one of the core technologies used at SmugMug Inc., an online
photo-sharing service, where MacAskill is CEO.

“But now MacAskill finds himself hoping that MySQL can be
rescued and righted by Sun Microsystems Inc.–a traditional IT
vendor, albeit one that has fully embraced the open-source process
in recent years…”


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