Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 16th Nov 2005 01:51 UTC, submitted by Samuel Kielek
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris Oracle selects the Solaris 10 Operating System as its preferred Open Source 64-bit development and deployment environment.
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RE: Oracle flip-flops again...
by sergio on Wed 16th Nov 2005 02:28 UTC in reply to "Oracle flip-flops again..."
sergio
Member since:
2005-07-06

> Sun releases Solaris under a restrictive, shared-source style license.

That's not true. CDDL is an OSI approved license.

http://www.opensource.org/licenses/cddl1.php

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saxiyn Member since:
2005-07-08

>> Sun releases Solaris under a restrictive, shared-source style license.

> That's not true. CDDL is an OSI approved license.
> http://www.opensource.org/licenses/cddl1.php

That's not true. Solaris is not licensed under CDDL, OpenSolaris is. And Oracle is not saying a word about OpenSolaris.

Here's Solaris license agreement, which is clearly non-free:
http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/licensing/sla.xml

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Endymion Member since:
2005-06-30

yes, opensolaris is under the CDDL, but solaris is not. read the end of the parent's post.

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