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Oracle forms new 'axis of evil' against open source, claims Adobe

Aug 24, 2010, 22:35 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Oracle has replaced Microsoft as the FOSS community's number one enemy, according to Adobe System's open source boss.

"David McAllister, the Flash and Photoshop maker's open source and standards director, said in a blog post yesterday that the implosion of the OpenSolaris Governing Board highlighted how "the axis of evil has shifted south about 850 miles or so".

"The lack of love Oracle has shown for the "open source culture of Sun [Microsystems]" since Larry Ellison's company bought the MySQL database firm earlier this year has unnerved many in the FOSS world. And McAllister couldn't resist putting the boot in about the whole sorry affair."

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