5bn per year on RD, and even if you imagine that only some fraction of that goes towards open source work, it's just not that long before the loose change falling out of your pockets swallows up Red Hat, at the time of this writing worth a measly 13bn in total.
Any attempt to distance Oracle from open source is at best intellectually dishonest. They are evil, and they are open source. You can be both. Towards better terminology What we need, I think, is to move beyond the notion of both open source and "free software", and along a path towards sustainable development. I mean something like what has happened with farming, or cooking, or being an artist, or a musician, or making things.
There was a movement that started quite some time ago that said: you know what, let's go back to artisanship, to craftsmanship. Let's buy from small breweries, and local farmers, and PR-less musicians.
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