[H-GEN] OpenSolaris!

Gary Curtis gazilla at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 17:52:49 EST 2005


BrockwayOS!   Hmmmm.  

Default shell is zsh and the spellchucker works in revrese,
munging ervey thrid wrod.

Gaz

On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 17:16:06 +0000 (GMT), Robert Brockway
<rbrockway at opentrend.net> wrote:
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> On Sat, 29 Jan 2005, Benjamin Carlyle wrote:
> 
> > Groklaw (among others) has been tracking the recent development of open
> > source Solaris, especially the CDDL license that Sun have released it
> > under. The "official" groklaw response can be found at:
> > http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20050126023359386
> 
> Although I must admin I have not reviewed CDDL I'm prepared to accept it
> as an OSS licence on the endorsement of OSI, at lease for now.
> 
> I don't agree that Sun is now competing with Linux (as stated in the
> article).  Open source has never been a one horse race.  What a lot of
> people don't seem to realise is open standards (and thus open source)
> undercuts the entire idea of competition in the market place.  It doesn't
> matter if everyone else in the world uses MS-Windows or Solaris or Linux.
> I can use BrockwayOS was long as everyone adhers to open standards.  Even
> within the OSS community I'm finding alot of people are yet to grasp the
> deeper meaning of OSS[1].  It represents a complete change in the way
> computers relate to business and the rest of the world.
> 
> > Unfortunately, the specific open source licensing choice is still a
> > thorny one.
> 
> When I get time I want to look into this further.
> 
> [1] In this particular case I'm refering to the article author.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Rob
> 
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