Sorry for posting a bit off-topic, but I thought many people who read
this mailing list may be users of MySQL and therefore concerned for its
There is an online petition against Oracle's capture of MySQL (as part
of its proposed purchase of Sun) at http://www.helpmysql.org. It's
organised by Michael "Monty" Widenius, the original creator of MySQL,
and by adding your name to the petition you can do your bit for the most
popular open source database.
Dominic (who has no connection with Sun, Oracle, Monty Program AB etc etc)