I just read this very interesting post on Kaj Arnö's blog.
Word is, the major database open-sourcerers ;-) (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Firebird and others) might start a consortium, and collaborate more where it is convenient.
I find this very interesting. If it works out, it may be a new milestone in professionalism and standardistation, and help out people choosing the right product.
Already, a link is given for a putative website. Right now, it's nothing, but I'll be putting a link up in my sidebar as soon as there's more news.