Linked by David Adams on Fri 16th Jul 2010 19:44 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris A Computerworld blog speculates that the open-source Unix distribution may live on, but Oracle won't be supporting it. At this point, "OpenSolaris' only real future is as a fork, which would not be easy to pull off. Still, with enough interest from developers it could be done. OpenSolaris is licensed under the GPLv3 CDDL and various other OSS licenses, so the base code is available."
Thread beginning with comment 433748
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Define 'FUD and Trollery'
by spanglywires on Fri 16th Jul 2010 20:44 UTC
Member since:

FUD and Trollery - this article

Reply Score: 2

RE: Define 'FUD and Trollery'
by unbeliever_NL on Sat 17th Jul 2010 08:08 in reply to "Define 'FUD and Trollery'"
unbeliever_NL Member since:

I agree.

Also, does it really matter what happens to OpenSolaris since all the interesting bits (zfs/dtrace) are already available in FreeBSD? If you want an OSS OS, would you really want to even consider looking at Oracle? I'd surely would not.

Reply Parent Score: 2