Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Aug 2010 19:14 UTC, submitted by Cytor
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris Due to me not working for OSNews these past eight weeks, I've been a bit out of the loop, as I didn't really follow technology news. I did notice that a lot is going on in OpenSolaris land, and today, Oracle has outlined what it has planned for Solaris 11 - and according to some, the fears about OpenSolaris' future were justified.
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Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Thu 12th Aug 2010 17:24 UTC
Luminair
Member since:
2007-03-30

forking opensolaris would be a personal exercise by the forkers. the project is too large to actually survive with so little blood. eventually they'd get bored and quit.

all potential opensolaris fork developers should save some time and help the greater good by joining an existing unix-like project instead. I hear freebsd and pc-bsd have work that needs to be done.

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RE: Comment by Luminair
by Fettarme H-Milch on Fri 13th Aug 2010 09:41 in reply to "Comment by Luminair"
Fettarme H-Milch Member since:
2010-02-16

FreeBSD 4 was forked as DragonFly BSD with fewer developers.

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RE[2]: Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Fri 13th Aug 2010 20:15 in reply to "RE: Comment by Luminair"
Luminair Member since:
2007-03-30

such a modest comparison must thrill potential forkers

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RE[2]: Comment by Luminair
by vermaden on Fri 13th Aug 2010 21:25 in reply to "RE: Comment by Luminair"
vermaden Member since:
2006-11-18

... and since then they developed quite few interesting bits:
http://www.dragonflybsd.org/features/

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