SunMink: Swimming With Dolphins

by Volker Weber

I've been working on a team at Sun on a very significant project that we've been keeping a close secret as a matter of legal necessity.

But today the covers are off and I can disclose the nature of that project. This morning at 8am EST, Sun announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB for a consideration approaching $1bn, subject to all the usual approvals.

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Steht zu beweisen, dass Sun das nur aus ehrenrührigen Gründen tut...

Martin Kautz, 2008-01-16

Hat Sun das behauptet?

Joerg Michael, 2008-01-16

Naja, es gibt Stimmen, die behaupten, dass sich SUN der Anwenderschaft andient, damit MySQL nicht irgendwann die Storage-Engines ausgehen... :-)

Martin Kautz, 2008-01-16

Nur aus "ehrenrührigen Gründen"? Gibt es Anlass, überhaupt davon auszugehen, dass es aus ehrenrührigen Gründen geschieht? Was ist daran ehrenrührig?

Ragnar Schierholz, 2008-01-17

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