Subject RE: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Design of new built-in functions
Author Paul Beach
> Yup, zero paying customers. You were only counting MySQL customers that
> licensed the commercial version, so that's only fair.

Depends on what you are looking at...
If paying customers = customers using IBPhoenix services then Firebird
has customers.
If paying customers = FF memberships the Firebird has customers.

>>If you say so. You will also know that MySQL was a european affair
> >till about 2000. Only after LAMP became wildly successful in Germany
> >did folks like Tim O'Reilly start to push the concept in the US.
> >
> >
> MySQL is headquartered in Cupertino, California. Last I looked, that
> was in the United States.

Thats very recent history. MySQL was previously HQ'd in Sweden/Finland.