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Sun Outlines its Open Source Strategy and MySQL Integration

Mar 27, 2008, 18:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"How long has Sun been involved with open source software and why? What's its vision?
Barton George: Open source is inevitable, and we are choosing to lead. Open source is a part of Sun's heritage and the idea of sharing. Right from its work on the NFS [Network File System] file server, Sun has made open standards a part of its strategy going back to the GNOME project. Now open source has moved from a side effort to become Sun's main software strategy, the way we develop and distribute our software. And one way is to contribute to existing projects..."

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