The revenue that MySQL has accrued to date comes (obviously) from the
support contracts. Oracle has no interest in derailing this revenue stream.
It may well slow down the version cycle, which may be a good thing, but that
aside, I cannot see Oracle killing the MySQL stream. There's no argument
that I can see in favor of it, and abundant arguments against.
Why kill a revenue stream unless you're some sort of neo-Marxist? The large
players all buy support contracts and that's the revenue stream. Why kill