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After Oracle, OpenSolaris rises again

Jun 23, 2012, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

With open source software, there's a sixth option. As long as it's real open source and not compromised in some way, the community around the free-software commons can rehost and carry on. They can step aside from the original project host and follow the vision they collectively believe in. This can be a fork -- as it was for Jenkins and LibreOffice -- or it can be a straightforward continuation of a discarded initiative, as in the case of Apache River (Jini) or, notably, the heirs of OpenSolaris.

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