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Schrock: Analysts on OpenSolaris

Sep 25, 2004, 05:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Schrock)

"There's been a lot of press about Sun recently thanks to our Network Computing 04Q3 event. It's hard to miss some of the coverage out there. Jim pointed out this article over at eWeek, which has some good suggestions, but also some gross misconceptions. I thought I'd look at some of the quotes and respond, as a Solaris kernel developer, and explain what OpenSolaris really means and why we're doing it.

"First, there is the obligatory comment about Linux vs. Solaris within Sun. John Loiacono explained some of the reasons why we're investing in Solaris rather than jumping on the Linux bandwagon..."

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