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Comment Re:Sounds good to me (Score 1) 757

Or, less jobs if you consider that some number of these people would get fed up with working for someone else and start their own firm.

Previously they'd start them in Si Valley, now they'll start them in India or China; competing with, rather than contributing to, America

Comment Re:What was the business plan? (Score 1) 500

I wouldn't drink anything that's a forced steam decoction of ground roasted arabica pits and neither should you, as the optimal brewing temperature for coffee is 195 - 205 degrees F and higher temperatures extract more harsh bitters. Espresso machines have pumps ( or levers ) and very strict temperature control.

Comment Re:Unlikely (Score 1) 234

they could manage to drive users slowly to a more insteresting field (be it free offers from Oracle as a "first dose for free" or even to Postgres as an entry point for "real" RBDMs to produce higher numbers of "real Linux/Unix DBA wannabes" that would look after Oracle on due time).

Well... Whether or not that happens aside, would everyone moving to a real RDBMS be such a bad thing overall?

What this country needs is a good five cent ANYTHING!