SRO: Sun To Free SolarisJan 24, 2000, 18:10 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Deborah Gage)
"Will attempt to one-up Linux vendors and Microsoft by eliminating licensing fees."
"Sun Microsystems is expected to eliminate licensing fees for Solaris 8 to boost its appeal against Linux and Windows NT, say sources close to the company."
"Sun is expected to make its "free Solaris" campaign the centerpiece of its Solaris 8 unveiling, which takes place this Wednesday in New York City. At that event, Sun also is expected to announce it will open up access to Solaris 8 source code."