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The news:

Background:

  • Edward Screven (effectively Oracle’s CTO) said “Oracle doesn’t really have an open source-specific strategy” and went on in this article to avoid mentioning community, co-development or reputation in the context of open source.

The right response:

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2 Responses

  1. Hi Simon

    While I generally agree with many of your views, you are somewhat disingenuous in your selection of quotation from Screven. In context, he’s saying that Oracle has a general solution strategy, not one that’s specifically open source. I’m not saying that you’re wrong generally on Oracle, it’s just that I don’t think this particular statement is really anything to do with their views on open source per se.

    Peter

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