Linked by Kroc Camen on Mon 29th Mar 2010 16:04 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris "Hot on the heals of Oracle's revamp of Solaris support, the licensing agreement for free downloads of Solaris 10 have changed. Here is the bit in question: "...Please remember, your right to use Solaris acquired as a download is limited to a trial of 90 days, unless you acquire a service contract for the downloaded Software". So far the OpenSolaris license has not changed, it's still CDDL."
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Not a big worry
by error32 on Mon 29th Mar 2010 18:06 UTC
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I have tried Solaris on the desktop, but to me it did not give me the experience I have with GNU/Linux.
But we all know Solaris shines in the server environment, and that is the place where service contracts make a lot more sense so I think this won't really change too much.

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