Open source developers oppose Oracle's MySQL acquisition

October 23, 2009

[From ComputerWeekly]

The deal, approved by US competition authorities, is being delayed because of concerns by their European counterparts that customers could face reduced choice or higher prices as a result of the merger.

They contend that Sun's MySQL open-source database software is a potential long-term competitor to Oracle's core database business.

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