__/ [ Liam Slider ] on Friday 03 March 2006 14:35 \__
> On Fri, 03 Mar 2006 11:42:48 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> | "Open-source becomes successful when major industrial corporations
>> | invest heavily in that open-source project,"
> I think he's got it backwards. Companies get interested and invest when an
> open source project becomes successful enough to grab their attention.
Among his latest acquisitions of Open Source companies, he also tried to grab
MySQL. The last time I heard, Intel and IBM did not initiative MySQL. Mind
you (or him rather), MySQL was shown to be better than databases from IBM,
Microsoft and Oracle in a recent benchmark.
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