Sun OpenSolaris to Become More 'Linux-Like'
Jul 11, 2007, 19:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)
[ Thanks to E.
Stride for this link. ]
"Analysts familiar with Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Project Indiana
say that as early as this week the company could reveal plans to
revamp the OpenSolaris operating system by incorporating key pieces
of Linux software.
"In March 2007, Sun officially announced Project Indiana, whose
goal is to create an OpenSolaris binary distribution. The long-term
objective of the project is to increase the technology's user base
and cultivate mindshare. Similar to Red Hat's Fedora Core and
Novell's openSUSE projects, OpenSolaris is Sun's open source
operating system and includes experimental features that might
eventually make their way into its commercial Solaris operating