Open source users assess Sun update of MySQL

A Computerworld article by Kathleen Lau includes:

Russell McOrmond, policy coordinator with the Canadian Association for Open Source and an IT World Canada blogger, said a large vendor like Sun will encourage companies to adopt MySQL given the perception of more robust product support. However, on the flip side, long-time open source advocates will continue to be skeptical given “some missteps” committed by Sun in the past. “So there are these competing things happening,” said McOrmond.