"Sun Microsystems Inc. officials on Tuesday offered new details
on its open-source strategy. The company said publicly what most
industry players understood for a long time: Sun's top priority is
supporting its Solaris operating system rather than Linux.
"At a briefing in San Francisco ahead of this month's launch of
Solaris 10, John Fanelli, the senior director of marketing for
Sun's network systems group, told reporters that Sun's upcoming
Solaris 10 would be cheaper than, say, a Red Hat Inc. Linux