“Fundamentally, though, this is still free software in a proprietary wrapper. The pricing may be different, but its still old-school thinking. I dont think anybody who will consider jumping to Ubuntu from Red Hat will pause very long on the Oracle option.”
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Earlier today, we reported on our discussions with Mark Shuttleworth on the release of Edgy Eft and the speculation about whether Oracle might announce a partnership or closer business ties with Ubuntu. We werent playing All The Presidents Men – it wasnt a major scoop when we said that nothing would happen today between Ubuntu and Oracle.