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Sun CEO: "A Clear Economic Model Behind Open Source"

Posted by marinasum on March 5, 2008 at 2:58 PM PST

A recent JDJ article, Jonathan Schwartz: "Web Developers Never Had It So Good", quotes the Sun CEO extensively about open source and about the background for Sun's recent acquisition of MySQL. Quite a few illuminating tidbits!

"Crippling products or sneaky licensing exceptions don't work—freedom does," says Jonathan. On that belief, Sun has been embracing the open-source model for many of its products and technologies.

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Big thanks to SUN for saving great db from Oracle :) Anyway it's interesting step from SUN. SUN is a service provider not a licences...