"Let's clear something up right away: Larry Ellison's
blockbuster announcement earlier this week wasn't meant to choke
the life out of the open-source movement. But as it concerns the
fate of commercial open-source companies--well, that is an entirely
"This rates as a stroke of cruel genius--right up there with
Bill Gates' decision to gut his Borland nemesis Philippe Kahn in
the early 1990s..."