MySQL Founder Monty leaves Sun
Feb 05, 2009, 18:34 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Widenuis has now setup an new company called Monty
Program AB. His new company so far has a basic mediawiki based wiki
that clearly indicates he intends to keep working on MySQL database
elements, specifically the Maria engine - albeit outside of the
confines of Sun Microsystems.
"Widenuis was livid about the way that the MySQL 5.1 release
happened which he thought was incomplete and loaded with bugs. Sun
countered that Widenuis was entitled to his opinion, but in their
view MySQL 5.1 was a solid release.
""The main reason for leaving was that I am not satisfied with
the way the MySQL server has been developed," Widenuis