Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Aug 2010 22:21 UTC, submitted by Cytor
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris Well, Oracle went from one of those big enterprise-serving companies most of us don't deal with to one of the more hated companies in our little community. Not only did they just sue Google over Android and its use of Java-related technologies, they also just officially killed off OpenSolaris. Solaris will still be open source, but source code will only come after each major release - development will happen behind closed doors.
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RE: Comment by static666
by Elv13 on Sat 14th Aug 2010 20:30 UTC in reply to "Comment by static666"
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I think it is in the interest of Oracle to make it better. But not the OSS edition. Probably the Free (beer) but not Free (Libre) version. They don't make money on virt, but it is part of the vertical market Oracle want.

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