Noticia de: Barrapunto
Por : JOSH KOSMAN
"Yesterday's agreement enables Ellison to claim he didn't officially back down because the company wasn't required to make a legal commitment to protect MySQL, the source said.
"The EC has basically abandoned its position," the source said.
At issue were worries among the Europeans that Oracle would fold MySQL, giving the company's rival software product a boost. The Europeans had demanded that Oracle give them a legal commitment to protecting MySQL, something Oracle resisted throughout the talks.
Oracle declined to comment."