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From David Van Couvering <david.vancouver...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java DB open for business under new management
Date Sun, 07 Feb 2010 05:50:40 GMT
You may not know that the original founders of Cloudscape came from Sybase -
a mortal enemy of Oracle.  Rick was one of those Sybase folks - and now he
works for the Evil Empire.  Spooky! :)

David

On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Peter Ondruška <peter.ondruska@gmail.com>wrote:

> Nice history: Cloudscape, then acquired by Informix, then IBM,
> opensourced, Sun, now Oracle :-))
>
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 6:06 PM, Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@sun.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > There seem to be a lot of rumors flying around now that Sun is a wholly
> > owned subsidiary of Oracle. I want you to know that the Java DB team will
> > continue to contribute to Derby just as we've been doing for the last
> five
> > years.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -Rick
> >
>



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