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Linux "Today the ZFS on Linux project reached an important milestone with the official 0.6.1 release! Over two years of use by real users has convinced us ZoL is ready for wide scale deployment on everything from desktops to super computers."
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Valhalla
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2006-01-24

ZoL != OpenSolaris ZFS. ZoL uses ZFS from Illumos, which has many more copyright holders than just Oracle.

Yes, but Oracle's version of ZFS, the one they got when they bought Sun and are now developing in a proprietary fashion is theirs to re-licence if they so wish.

Claims made without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.

Same goes for your claims.

Of course mine are not taken straight out of the air, Danese Cooper who was apparently the one who wrote CDDL while at Sun stated that it was written to be GPL-incompatible.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Development_and_Distribution_Li...

Draw your own conclusions, but really given the statement from the person presented as having created the licence aswell as how it makes perfect sense for Sun to not want Linux to snap up their coveted tech there is no doubt in my mind that this is so.

Interestingly enough, some guy named Valhalla on OSNews makes baseless unsupported claims about people's and companies' intent and then turns around and criticizes me for expressing my personal opinion (which I even labeled as such). Kettle meet pot.

Hardly baseless, read the Wikipedia link and watch the video if it's still linked.

Your statements that Oracle, Red Hat, Intel, IBM, created/worked on BTRFS and SystemTap out of 'religious nuttery' is indeed baseless, as is your statement that no one will be sued for shipping licence infringing code.

Also, when did Ubuntu start shipping proprietary drivers with Ubuntu? Last I checked (which was admittedly a long time ago) they shipped no proprietary binaries, once you had installed Ubuntu and was online you where informed that there were proprietary drivers available for your system and that you could download and install them from a repository should you want to, but they were not shipped on any installation media nor installed by default.

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