Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Aug 2010 23:22 UTC, submitted by historyb
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The OpenSolaris governing board fell on its collective sword Monday and resigned en masse after Oracle continued to ignore its ultimatum to appoint a liaison guy to work with it on the future of the open source project. The move was anticlimactic to say the least. Oracle last week leaked an internal e-mail into the wild effectively saying OpenSolaris is dead. The news of the mass resignation, coupled with Oracle suing Google claiming Android infringes on its Java patents, had Adobe's director of open source and standards David McAllister casting Oracle as the New Microsoft and saying "the axis of evil has shifted south about 850 miles or so".
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RE[3]: I'm an OpenSolaris user
by Jondice on Sat 28th Aug 2010 00:36 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I'm an OpenSolaris user"
Jondice
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2/3 of the dtrace developers are at other Solaris-related companies now. They are not the only Solaris developers to leave Oracle and still focus on Solaris.

Edited 2010-08-28 00:37 UTC

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