ZDNet UK: Is Sun Subverting Linux from the Inside?
Feb 01, 2005, 18:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Catherine Everett)
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"Sun plans to open source the latest release of its Unix
operating system, Solaris 10, during the second quarter of this
year under the moniker OpenSolaris. (Some say it has already taken
initial steps with a performance management component called
"Thomas Goguen, vice-president of product marketing for Sun's
operating platforms group, explains the rationale: 'We want to
expand the ecosystem for Solaris. The vibrancy of an operating
system depends on the number of organisations associated with it.
We've spent half a billion dollars engineering Solaris and that
investment was made for free, but we've now made it open source and
this will all contribute to the vibrant environment around