He'd have been better off saying no comment. There wasn't much of anything in there that wasn't just a sound bite for a press release. Perhaps it's time to take seriously the idea of a meta distribution based on something like Puppet alluded to in a previous article.
I understand that Oracle has basically shown (not just recently but in the past as well) that they're a bunch of douche bags. Do you really want to to resort to being one yourself?