Exactly. This controversy was both discovered and promoted by Monty, who has much to gain by the rejection of Oracle's brand of MySQL and the promotion of MariaDB. Having said that, I agree that this is a dick move by Oracle. It reminds me of when RedHat started shipping their kernel as one big source tarball, without patches, which undoubtedly pissed off both Oracle and the CentOS folks. Maybe they're taking a page from the RedHat playbook.