[FoRK] Oracle buys Sun; Now owns Java; Becomes a hardware player
sdw at lig.net
Mon Apr 20 14:28:37 PDT 2009
Bill Humphries wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2009, at 2:08 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
>> Probably good, if they can make the right moves rather than "evil
>> money-grubbing". Unfortunately, the Oracle reputation is more the
>> latter so far.
> I think it's less the 'money-grubbing' and more the 'narcissistic
> leadership' reputation they have to deal with.
I don't begrudge a good company from charging a competitive rate for
what they're selling. I've just seen signs that Oracle has gone past
what I think of as ethical in the past. Perhaps those were isolated
incidents, perhaps not.
> <tprachett>AND OHAI, MySQL COMMERCIAL SUPPORT. I HAVE COME FOR
> -- whump
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