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A considered future for OpenSolaris

Jul 16, 2010, 20:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Phipps)

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"You may have seen some of the news reporting of the OpenSolaris Governing Board (OGB) meeting that was held last Monday (I am an elected member of the Board). At a meeting with an unusually large number of community observers, we discussed how to respond to the 100% radio silence the OGB has experienced from the new owners of the OpenSolaris copyright and infrastructure. I believe we reached a balanced and well-considered conclusion and remain hopeful of a good outcome.

"Given our mandate to facilitate the OpenSolaris community, a key requirement - called out explicitly in the governance documents for OpenSolaris - is to have a liaison provided by Oracle to help the OGB understand the direction they have chosen for both their infrastructure provision and their dominant coding activity. Without a liaison, it's impossible to discuss and escalate infrastructure issues"

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