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QNX As of April 2010, a silent change was made on Foundry27, users with a myQNX account could no longer checkout/update their copies of the QNX SVN repositories and a vague Wiki page was created "detailing" some licencing clarifications.
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RE[2]: The Obvious:
by Laurence on Fri 16th Jul 2010 06:55 UTC in reply to "RE: The Obvious:"
Laurence
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Solaris ...

I'm sick of hearing people post the same erroneous view.

OpenSolaris IS licence under a proper open source licence. It can be forked at any time. Just because the licence isn't Linux compatible, it doesn't mean it isn't true open source (as evident by the fact that FreeBSD has been able to implement ZFS)

OpenSolaris' problem is that most if the developers are Oracle. So if Oracle cease development on OpenSolaris, there may not be enough of a community to fork the project. But that would still be true if the licence was BSD or GPL (possibly worse as many Linux developers would have ported the best features of Solaris to Linux and then left Oracles OS to die - at least at with the current licence, there's an incentive to fork OpenSolaris).

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