Re: Help required - URGENT PLS

From: Ruud de Koter <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 22:52:39 +0100
Message-ID: <496bbb9a$0$189$>

balu wrote:
> On Jan 12, 7:24 am, Charles Hooper <> wrote:
>> On Jan 11, 5:23 pm, hpuxrac <> wrote:
>>> Sorry Charles you have to pay oracle for support to be able to
>>> "legitimately" apply patches.  One of the guys who still posts here
>>> quite a bit at one point was working for an organization where somehow
>>> he had access to patchsets but claimed he did not have to operate
>>> under the metalink support contract framework but that sounded pretty
>>> shaky.
>>> Looks like the guy famous for bleeding all over New York is trying to
>>> throw some heat on Jeff Hunter and Nuno as some kind of backwards
>>> publicity for his "business".  As long as you can solve all your
>>> problems by firing silver bullets and not using any oracle software
>>> besides the base releases ... well caveat emptor.
>> hpuxrac,
>> Good point regarding the need to maintain a support contract to
>> install patches, and to access Metalink content - it seems that the
>> article I referenced in my previous reply completely missed that small
>> fact when describing the merits of dismissing Oracle support in favor
>> of support offered by that consulting company.
>> On that point, I leave you with a final quote, "Oracle does not run in
>> a vacuum.":
>> Charles Hooper
>> IT Manager/Oracle DBA
>> K&M Machine-Fabricating, Inc.

> To Mladen Gogala,
> I have seen you many times replying oracle posts in very ODD manner .
> I request if you think so that you are not paid by replying to this
> post .. please do not reply its very simple.
> Regards
> Balakrishna.

Now there 's an odd reply! Is this becoming a moderated group?

Don't think so, do you?

Ruud. Received on Mon Jan 12 2009 - 15:52:39 CST

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