"Sun is, of course, still around. And the OpenSolaris project is
bringing in lots of community members, while at the same time Sun
and its collaborators are working to get the next release of
Solaris out the door - perhaps by next year. For those of you who
don't know, Sun is backing its way into a Linux development model,
with a development release and a commercial release, akin to the
Fedora and Enterprise Linux or openSUSE and SUSE Enterprise Linux
Server splits over at Red Hat and Novell."