ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Perfecting Solaris

“It was inevitable that some U.S. citizens would wake up on
November 3 and feel a certain disappointment. Leaders had promised
them something that wouldn’t be delivered; expectations had been
raised only to be dashed.

“On Wednesday, Sun had its own disappointing news to deliver.
Solaris 10 will be launched, as scheduled, the week after
next, but it will not be available for actual purchase
until close to year end, and it will be even longer before the open
source version of the operating system is ready…”