Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 16:28:30 -0500
Yes, you definitely should as Oracle states and encourages itself. You can use it for learning purposes, for evaluation, even for the development. Oracle is free for download and installation without paying a penny.
You need the ML support when you have production and this production is critical. Then you buy licenses and hence the support.
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 4:16 PM, Finn Jorgensen <finn.oracledba_at_gmail.com>wrote:
> You get Metalink when you pay for support. If you don't pay for support,
> did you pay for the licenses? If you didn't pay for the license, should you
> be running Oracle?
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 11:44 AM, Clarke, Andrew <andrew.clarke_at_logica.com>wrote:
>> Metalink is the kind of friend you have to pay for ....
>> Cheers, APC