Help save MySQL
Oracle is trying to buy Sun, and since Sun bought MySQL last year, Oracle would then own MySQL. Oracle’s CEO is well known to be anti-open source.
Oracle, as the copyright holder of MySQL, could at any point decide to kill MySQL or make parts of MySQL closed source.
And while it is open source, it is possble to fork its development, the funding required to support a fork is considerable.
This is why the purchase of Oracle should exclude the purchase of MySQL.
Read more on here.
Sign the petition to stop Oracle’s purchase of MySQL as part of the SUN deal.