IT-Analysis: Sun Throws Solaris Into The Open Source Pool. Will It Swim?
Jan 27, 2005, 22:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)
"Sun has been mumbling about it for months now, but this week it
finally offered Solaris to the Open Source community--Open Solaris
to be precise. Technically, Open Solaris and Solaris will be
marginally different, as Sun does not own some of the binaries
inside the commercial version of Solaris and thus is unable to
offer them as Open Source. However, all the core features of
Solaris (the kernel and the libraries--including new features) will
be made available..."