Dear Oracle…

Dear Oracle Management

Allow me to congratulate you on your prospective purchase of Sun Microsystems (regulators willing.)  The potential synergy of your business methods and Sun's products is quite awesome.

Another thing that would be quite awesome would be if you were to allow the use of your database and tools under the same FOSS terms as Solaris, MySQL, Java, Glassfish, and friends.  As a small, independent, developer I would love to integrate your products that have, to date, been outside of the financial reach of both myself and my clients. In doing so, I would be able to help increase your market penetration.

I hope that the acquisition goes smoothly for you.

Sincerely yours

A. Developer