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Oracle Wants Proof That Open Source Is Profitable

April 16th, 2010 04:41 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “Since Oracle’s acquisition of Sun, all open source projects that now have Oracle as their primary sponsor are worried about their future, and FUD is spreading quickly. Very few public statements have been made by Oracle executives, particularly regarding OpenSolaris. The community is arguing about the difficulties of forking the code base when most (if not all) of the developers are employed by Oracle. Now Oracle wants the community to prove that open source can be made profitable. What arguments can the Slashdot crowd provide to convince Oracle about that?”
Reader greg1104 tips related news about licenses for Solaris. According to an account manager, “Solaris support now comes through a contract on the hardware (Oracle SUN hardware).”

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