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Date:      Thu, 24 Sep 2009 19:35:22 +0200
From:      "Julian H. Stacey" <jhs@berklix.com>
To:        Saifi Khan <saifi.khan@datasynergy.org>
Cc:        freebsd-advocacy@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: why no Oracle on FreeBSD ? 
Message-ID:  <200909241735.n8OHZMVM099476@fire.js.berklix.net>
In-Reply-To: Your message "Thu, 24 Sep 2009 22:46:45 +0530." <alpine.BSF.2.00.0909242245380.15127@freebsd> 

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> > > i noticed that there is no Oracle available for FreeBSD
> > > http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/database/index.html
> > > 
> > > What could be the reason for that ?
> > 
> > Best ask direct of commercial application vendor Oracle.
> > IE wave money under Oracle's nose & ask to purchase what you want.
> > 
> > If Oracle think there's enough profit in it, there's many BSD
> > consultants eg http://berklix.com/consultants/ willing to work.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Julian
> > -- 
> 
> i was wondering if there is any technical reason behind this ?

Most unlikely. Ask Oracle & tell advocacy@ what you find out.
I'd bet perceived market share & demand as ever, ie Money.

Cheers,
Julian
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