Monty’s ‘Save MySQL’ Mudsling Gets 15,000 Backers

Article Source The Register
January 4, 2010, 4:37 am

A petition to stop Oracle taking over MySQL has garnered support from more than 15,000 people, after Michael ‘Monty’ Widenius launched his last gasp web campaign in December.

The MySQL co-creator, who walked away from the database just seven months after Sun Microsystems bought it in September 2008 for $1bn, cobbled together a ‚ÄúSave MySQL‚Äù website just before Christmas…

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