Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 28th Jan 2006 17:14 UTC, submitted by d3vi1
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris In a weblog entry, Sun's President Jonathan Schwartz has announced that Sun is looking into applying a dual-license scheme to OpenSolaris-- CDDL and GPL3. "We recognize that diversity and choice are important - which is why we've begun looking at the possibility of releasing Solaris (and potentially the entire Solaris Enterprise System), under dual open source licenses. CDDL (which allows customer IP to safely comingle with Solaris source code) and under the Free Software Foundation's GPL3."
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Very clever...
by porcel on Sat 28th Jan 2006 18:28 UTC
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Very smart move. This will increase the likelihood that we look at Solaris again one day, particularly if Opensolaris is combined with a debian architecture as some of the solaris distributions appear to be going.

While I short year ago, I gave SUN no hope of ever making it back, they now appear to be getting some clues.

My confidence isn't fully restored as I will believe this when it actually happens, but I see it with very good eyes.

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