Linked by David Adams on Wed 24th Sep 2008 22:44 UTC, submitted by snydeq
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin has said it is time for Solaris to simply move out of the way and yield the future to Linux. 'The future is Linux and Microsoft Windows. It is not Unix or Solaris,' he claims, contending that Sun's strength in long-lifecycle apps is giving way to Linux, as evidenced by the rise of Web apps, where Linux holds a decided advantage, Zemlin claims. With capabilities such as ZFS and DTrace, Sun is trying to compete based on minor features, he says. 'That's literally like noticing the view from a third-story building as it burns to the ground.'
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RE[2]: Offensive
by jptros on Thu 25th Sep 2008 12:54 UTC in reply to "RE: Offensive"
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Version 10 did nothing to reverse it, and so far the attempts to build an open source community around it haven't either.

Well following the discussion lists for project indiana would lead you to believe something different. There are quite a few people interested in it and there is a lot of activity in the development of indiana. It's still new and it has a ways to go, that's a given. Linux didn't develop the massive community it has in 5 months (the first official release of indiana was in may this year).

There isn't much time left to turn things around.

I disagree, there is nothing but time and indiana already has a group of strong willed individuals dedicated to investing theirs in the project.

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