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CNET News: IBM Takes Potshots at OpenSolaris

Aug 18, 2006, 12:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

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"OpenSolaris isn't a true open-source project, but rather a 'facade,' because Sun Microsystems doesn't share control of it with outsiders, executives from rival IBM say.

"'Sun holds it all behind the firewall. The community sees nothing,' Dan Frye, the IBM vice president who runs the company's Linux Technology Center, said Tuesday in an interview at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo. 'It's a facade. There's lots of marketing, but no community to speak of...'"

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