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From:Gene Heskett Date:December 17 2009 5:03pm
Subject:Re: Help saving MySQL
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On Thursday 17 December 2009, Daisley, John (Burton) wrote:
>I think that letter actually does MySQL a favour as it points out
>
>'MySQL has been used as a pricing lever by Oracle customers'
>
>That single factor says Oracle should not be allowed to control MySQL as it
> would enable Oracle to  more easily raise or maintain high prices! For
> something to be an effective 'pricing lever' it has to be a viable
> alternative. MySQL is a very effective pricing lever on Oracle as it is a
> mature and proven product with excellent support.
>
>Regards
>
>John
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Martijn Tonies <m.tonies@stripped>
>Sent: 16 December 2009 13:16
>Cc: mysql@stripped
>Subject: Re: Help saving MySQL
>
>> It's still not too late to save MySQL and everyone that is using MySQL
>>
> > can help making a real difference.
> > Please visit
> > http://monty-says.blogspot.com/2009/12/help-saving-mysql.html
> > and write a message to EC!
> >
> > Regards,
> > Monty
>
> Guess you don't want them to write letters like this?
>http://kirkwylie.blogspot.com/2009/12/my-open-letter-to-european-competitio
>n.html
>
Shesh, this guy should get a job as a spin doctor for Tiger Woods!

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        • Re: Help saving MySQLTom Worster14 Dec
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              • Re: Help saving MySQLClaudio Nanni14 Dec
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      • Re: Help saving MySQLClaudio Nanni14 Dec
RE: Help saving MySQLJohn Daisley 14 Dec
  • Re: Help saving MySQLMichael Dykman14 Dec
    • Re: Help saving MySQLFacundo Garat14 Dec
      • Re: Help saving MySQLMichael Widenius15 Dec
  • Re: Help saving MySQLupscope15 Dec
  • Re: Help saving MySQLMartijn Tonies16 Dec
RE: Help saving MySQLJohn Daisley 14 Dec
  • RE: Help saving MySQLDaevid Vincent15 Dec
RE: Help saving MySQLJohn \(Burton\) Daisley17 Dec
  • Re: Help saving MySQLMartijn Tonies17 Dec
  • Re: Help saving MySQLGene Heskett17 Dec
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  • Re: Help saving MySQLMartijn Tonies17 Dec
  • Re: Help saving MySQLMartijn Tonies17 Dec
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