Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Jun 2007 10:29 UTC, submitted by binarycrusader
Oracle and SUN Simon Phipps of Sun has responded to the recent criticism of Sun's openness, pointing out that even releasing information that they may already have costs a lot of money. "Jonathan asked me to look into this, to ensure we're pursuing an open path across all of Sun, not simply the software group. We take all input seriously, and we can't solve all problems for all parties, but we're committed to doing our best to faithfully engage with all the communities we serve, in the same spirit as the existing Open Source Ombudsman Scheme. With the support of my team and others in the community I'll try to build a new scheme that is fair and transparent."
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Sorry, but I'm not sure I understand how this situation is different from any other peecee vendor that chooses to use an LSI SAS disk controller. I'm sure IBM, Dell, and HP, and so fourth all sell systems that at the very least have LSI products. You aren't bugging them about it, and most importantly (and ironically), neither is Theo, why?

You should be going to the root of the problem, and that's simply not Sun.

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