Subject: Re: Free Software vs. Disruptive Change
From: "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 15:33:50 -0400

On Sun, 2002-06-30 at 11:22, Ben Laurie wrote:
> Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
> > 1. We cannot identify a single, highly successful open source software
> > company... that paid for its own *initial*
> > engineering as part of its startup costs.
> MySQL? (Note that I have no idea how successful they are, but I presume 
> they must enjoy some success).

Is MySQL publicly traded? Anybody able to comment on their revenues?