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eWeek: SCO Gives Sun Blessings to Open-Source Solaris

Apr 14, 2005, 18:15 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"For more than a year, Sun Microsystems Inc. has inched its way towards the release of an open-source version of Solaris. Still, one piece of the strategy remained on the table: With the SCO Group Inc. owning the underlying code to Solaris, could Sun avoid the legal battles faced by other open-source Unix vendors?

"However, during SCO's earning teleconference on Tuesday, CEO Darl McBride revealed that Sun had discussed with SCO its plans to open-source the Solaris operating system and that SCO has no problems with them..."

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