Linked by shmerl on Tue 14th Sep 2010 21:24 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The OpenIndiana project has been officially announced. OpenIndiana is part of the Illumos foundation and a community distribution which aims to to continue OpenSolaris, previously shut down by Oracle. Some details of the announcement were published on
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RE[2]: A good thing
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 15th Sep 2010 14:54 UTC in reply to "RE: A good thing"
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The lack of developers is very real. I'm just hopeful that the existing developers, many of which are talented now ex sun employees can push the code in the direction that they want, without worrying about what is best for Solaris.

If they do develop some cool things, that would naturally attract more developers & users. A lot of If's, I realize. But I guess this will give us a real opportunity to see if the world really wants an Open Solaris Like OS.

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