[THIN] Re: Oracle buys Sun

  • From: "Foster, Bill" <Bill.Foster@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 09:04:52 -0400

Now that's funny


Sorry I had to comment

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From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Warren Simondson
Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 1:17 AM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: Oracle buys Sun

I was in the middle of creating a plug and play device for my wife's
iphone called a flexible 
oscillating erectile comforter, but the driver would keep failing.

-- 
Warren Simondson

Ctrl-Alt-Del IT Consultancy Pty Ltd

Website: http://www.ctrl-alt-del.com.au




Quoting "Douglas A. Brown" <dbrown@xxxxxxxxx>:

> now that would be cool but can't apple just turn the iPhone in to the
> wii?   they don't need Nintendo, do they?   heck, with the 3.0
> release of the iPhone will come new rights for ISVs which allows them
> to create more detailed plug-in for the iPhone.   For example,
> someone will be able to create a blood pressure reader and have it
> plug directory in to the bottom of the iPhone.    OR, they could
> create a steering wheel, joy sticks, all sorts of stuff as now you
> have the ability to plug in to the device, where currently we can't
> do that.   Imagine a box, like the old Atari where you just slap the
> iPhone in the box uses it but also has its own added processing and
> graphics power.  Other than the games I don't see why they would want
> Nintendo.  Maybe customer base but come on, Apple has EVERY one,
> except for the Gates and Ballmer families, as customers in some way. 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> I think the iPhone 3.0 will really change a lot.  It will be flipping
> cool to see the devices people make for it.  I can think of a slew. 
> The box is open with 3.0 OS and the SDK... (almost, I want background
> processes but then that would destroy battery life and I would love
> to see Apple open the app store but then they have to bend over for
> ATT&T, which I find funny.  ATT&T should do what Apple wants vs. the
> other.
> 
>  
> 
> DB
> 
>  
> 
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> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Greg Reese
> Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 12:12 AM
> To: Thin
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Oracle buys Sun
> 
>  
> 
> I still want to see Apple buy nintendo. The wii joins the appletv,
> iPhone and ds combine. Nintendo game downloads on iTunes.  
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> 
> On Apr 20, 2009, at 10:14 PM, "Douglas A. Brown" <dbrown@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
>       I agree with you Steve.  Oracle is one of the biggest funders
and
> participants in the Xen open source project, and many others...   I
> have a good friend that works there now, in the Oracle VM group, and
> he is constantly telling me how much they love open-source... 
> 
>        
> 
>       I think this is a very interesting buy.  However, I wish
Microsoft
> would have bought them and just shut them down.  I wish Gates would
> have spent his money (billions) on just buying up all the
> competition...  lol...  A billion here, 5 billion there...  I'm a PC.
>   LOL! 
> 
>        
> 
>       DB
> 
>        
> 
>       Douglas A. Brown
>       CEO and Founder
>       
>       Microsoft MVP, Windows Server 
>       Citrix Technology Professional 
>       
>       DABCC, Inc.
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>       Phone:    (954) 778-9558
>       Fax:         (941) 827-9073
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>       E-mail:     dbrown@xxxxxxxxx  
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>       Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/douglasabrown
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> 
>       From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Steve Greenberg
>       Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 11:09 PM
>       To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>       Subject: [THIN] Re: Oracle buys Sun
> 
>        
> 
>       I seriously doubt Oracle will kill long standing OPEN SOURCE
> projects!!
> 
>        
> 
>       Steve Greenberg
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>       steveg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:steveg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
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>        
> 
>       From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Greg Reese
>       Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 5:02 PM
>       To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>       Subject: [THIN] Re: Oracle buys Sun
> 
>        
> 
>       You can kiss MySQL goodbye too.  IBM might try to take over
> OpenOffice if possible.
> 
>       On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 6:11 PM, Jim Kenzig http://thin.ms
> <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>       Sorry here is the link to the press release
> 
>       http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/018363
>       Jim Kenzig 
>       Blog: http://www.techblink.com
>       Twitter: http://twitter.com/kenzig
>       Twitter: http://twitter.com/InternetPilot
> 
>       
>        
> 
>       On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 6:23 PM, Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
>       This is so terrible in so many ways. I proclaim Java to be on
its
> deathbed. Openoffice will die a slow death also. My Sun severs are
> weeping.
>       
>       Jim Kenzig
>       Please excuse any typos.
>       Sent from my iPod
> 
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