EU fears Oracle will kill MySQL, but is that even possible?

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 4, 2009 3:11 PM EDT
ars technica; By Ryan Paul
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Oracle's pending acquisition of Sun has hit a snag. The European Commission is concerned that Oracle's will terminate the open source MySQL project, a move that would have a detrimental impact on competition in the database market. In light of the resilience inherent in open source software, it's unclear if such a maneuver would even be possible.

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