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From:Olaf Stein Date:January 17 2008 5:16pm
Subject:Re: Sun and mysql
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I am not judging this move by mysql, as long as it stays open source, this
is probably good for the product itself.

I just think it is weird that a pure entertainment website (admittedly with
lots of users) is estimated at so much more than a software company.

Olaf


On 1/17/08 12:10 PM, "Barry Newton" <bnewton@stripped> wrote:

> Olaf Stein wrote:
>> I am still amazed by the fact that youtube "is worth" 1.5 billion and MySQL
>> AB barely 1 billion. Did they sell under price? Or does Google just have way
>> to much many to spend/waste?
>> 
>> Greetings from the just wondering...
>> Olaf
> MySQL A.B., so far as I know, derives income from training, pubs sales,
> and enterprise support, with expense for salaries,  space leases (at
> least some staff work from home), and  equipment.  The value of such an
> organization is inevitably based on somebody's best guess about future
> revenues. I'm encouraged about the prospects of MySQL when I remember
> that Sun is a major sponsor of open source application software.



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