According to a leaked memo, Oracle will release Solaris source code only after its versions of the OS ship, a move that cuts off the OpenSolaris project.
Governing board that oversees the open-source Solaris community, frustrated by months of "radio silence" from Oracle, threatens to disband.
The OpenSolaris Governing Board dissolves itself after Oracle cuts off relations with the group. Will the Illumos rise from the ashes?
A new support contract, processor support, and networking and storage technology are designed to put the open-source OS on an footing alongside Solaris.
The Linux leader acknowledges that "taking code from other (open-source) projects is hard...If you take Solaris code, you have to fix it for all the differences." More work than it's worth?
Open-source Solaris makes its way to IBM's top-end server line--in prototype form for now.
Sun's Ian Murdock is one of the more lucid thinkers on open source strategy at Sun.
Sun has released the first fruits of a new, more Linux-like attempt to make something useful from its open-source Solaris effort.
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Search giant may be willing to make a bet on Sun's Unix distribution, but any move away from Linux remains highly unlikely. And that goes for Firefox too.