Oracle Meeting Results

Josef Grosch jgrosch at
Thu Jan 15 15:53:24 PST 2004

On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 11:17:22PM +0100, Lukas Ertl wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Matt Olander wrote:
> > What we ended up discussing is a 'not officially supported' development
> > version of Oracle downloadable from their website after filling in the
> > standard who, what, where, and why type of form with the typical
> > disclaimers, which I believe they already do for the other development
> > versions.
> This is _awesome_ news!
> > In an attempt to placate his concerns about supporting a test download
> > like this, we informed him that the FreeBSD community is used to figuring
> > out things on their own, and that we could possibly have a couple of DBA
> > contacts within the community act as primary contacts for initial
> > support and an oracle specific mailing list.
> You may abuse me as you like :-)
> (Yes, I'm really in need of a native Oracle - not necessarily the server,
> but definitely the client.)

I'd love to have a native Oracle server on FreeBSD but I'll settle for an
Oracle client with all the libraries so that a JDBC connection to an Oracle
server would work.


Josef Grosch           | Another day closer to a | FreeBSD 5.1
jgrosch at |   Micro$oft free world  | Berkeley, Ca.
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