Just over a year ago we registered the domain name mysqlfoundation.org in the hopes that Sun/MySQL
will actually create such an entity.
My idea was to move the development of the MySQL Community server to the Foundation and make the development fully community orientated. The Foundation would have its own development goals and release schedule. Sun could then pull patches from the Foundation's Community server into the Enterprise server once they had stabilized.
I pitched the idea to several people at Sun back then and over the last year, however, …