Fork You, Oracle!

Posted by jimlynch on Oct 5, 2010 12:24 PM EDT
Eye On Linux; By Jim Lynch
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The open source community viscerally reacts to Oracle's acquisition of Sun. Well it finally happened, as we all knew it would. Oracle bought Sun and promptly pissed off a lot of people with its heavy-handed ways. Anybody who has followed Oracle’s past antics shouldn’t be surprised by its behavior since acquiring OpenOffice, nor the reaction from the open source community which can be simply summed up as follows:

Well it finally happened, as we all knew it would. Oracle bought Sun and promptly pissed off a lot of people with its heavy-handed ways. Anybody who has followed Oracle’s past antics shouldn’t be surprised by its behavior since acquiring OpenOffice, nor the reaction from the open source community which can be simply summed up as follows:

Fork You, Oracle!

Yep, that’s about what’s coming to at this point. But before I get into how Oracle is going to be forked over by the open source community, let’s talk about why Oracle matters in the first place.

http://eyeonlinux.com/2010/10/05/fork-you-oracle/

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This is just too apt to ignore...... Ridcully 34 834 Oct 7, 2010 6:07 PM

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