Jonathan's Blog: Thinking About GPL3...
Jan 31, 2006, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Schwartz)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Having Solaris available on all these systems creates options
for customers--as legacy systems near end of life, or as with
Intel's Itanium, inch toward decommitment.
"We also recognize that diversity and choice are
important--which is why we've begun looking at the possibility of
releasing Solaris (and potentially the entire Solaris Enterprise
System), under dual open source licenses. CDDL (which allows
customer IP to safely comingle with Solaris source code) and under
the Free Software Foundation's GPL3. It's early days, but we're
looking at two things as we make that decision..."