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Retraction: Oracle + MySQL = Bad information

My information on Oracle buying MySQL was off.

Matt Asay Contributing Writer
Matt Asay is a veteran technology columnist who has written for CNET, ReadWrite, and other tech media. Asay has also held a variety of executive roles with leading mobile and big data software companies.
Matt Asay

One of the problems with relying on sources unaffiliated with a company is that no matter how trustworthy, they can still be wrong. Such is the case with my post on MySQL and Oracle. The information contained in it turns out to be inaccurate as I've just found out. I apologize for my original post, especially to those at Oracle, MySQL, and Sun who may be affected by it. My source was not a member of the current or past MySQL team or board.

This is not the first nor the last example of my gross incompetence.