Solaris still sorta open, but OpenSolaris distro is dead

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 17, 2010 8:05 AM EDT
ars technica; By Ryan Paul
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An internal Oracle memo that was released last week provides a detailed summary of the company's plans for the Solaris operating system, which Oracle obtained when it acquired Sun. The memo offers a mix of good and bad news for Solaris enthusiasts. It reveals that Oracle is strongly committed to advancing the Solaris platform and intends to increase the availability of resources for Solaris development. The bad news is that Oracle plans to discontinue Sun's community-centric OpenSolaris distribution.

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