Article Source CIO UK Magazine
Last time I vented frustration over the effort invested into the Oracle/Sun/MySQL anti-trust case whilst the European Union ignores its profligate waste by paying whatever Oracle demands for its software. I finished off by commenting how glad I was that the private sector did not act like some Governments at which point I had to pause.
I recently celebrated my second anniversary in the world of open source. Prior to this I'd spent most of my working career inside large proprietary software vendors (apart from a three year stint working on oil rigs in some of the more inhospitable, but definitely not boring places in the world- perhaps I'll write about my memories on that one day...?)