Roberto Galoppini, blogger with a focus on open source topics, has written a post comparing MySQL's value proposition and licensing terms with Day's. Along more well-known considerations about GPL and its business implications Roberto discusses his observation that Day contributes to open-source projects, not products:
Why should we talk about Day Software? Actually they don’t pretend to be an open source vendor, but they do contribute a lot, both in terms of code and open standards definition and support. Simon Phipps’s score card would probably penalize them, but the problem here is that the score card is - quite wrongly in my view - about products instead of projects. Checking out Day’s contributions to open source projects on Ohloh gives a clear picture of why talking of Day makes sense in this context.
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