[Ubuntu-US-CA] Shuttleworth comments on Oracle/Sun

Grant Bowman grantbow at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 19:43:05 UTC 2009

I thought folks might like to see this I picked off the Berkeley Unix
User Group (BUUG) list.  There is some discussion on that list too for
those interested in following up.


-- Grant Bowman                                   <grantbow at gmail.com>

Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 16:56:55 -0700
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Subject: [buug] Shuttleworth thinks Oracle/Sun deal is great news
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Mark Shuttleworth (Ubuntu) thinks Oracle/Sun deal is great news for Linux
Submitted by Ali Ross on Wed, 04/22/2009 - 13:18

Whilst the sceptics reel and the blogosphere goes mad with speculation
over whether Oracle will use Sun's large open source portfolio to
Microsoft's/et al. detriment the key players in the commercial side to
open source are putting a positive spin on this news, especially none
other than Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth. (cont. reading here:)


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