"Oracle CEO Larry Ellison fired a broadside at Red Hat on
Wednesday. But now that some of the smoke has cleared, it appears
some cannonballs went wide of the mark.
"Oracle pledged to support Red Hat Enterprise Linux--charging
less than half of Red Hat's list prices--and to supply its own free
version of that product built from the publicly available source
code. Oracle pledged high-grade support from its own army of
employees--including Linux kernel programmers who understand the
most technical details..."