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    Phoronix: Project OpenIndiana Has Been Detailed

    Last week we reported on a new OpenSolaris derivative project would be announced next week called Project OpenIndiana and would seek to leverage Illumos, the recently announced OpenSolaris fork of its source-code now that Oracle killed off the official public development of OpenSolaris. Yesterday afternoon Project OpenIndiana was publicly announced...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODU5OQ

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    This is quite interesting. It looks as if killing off the project has had the opposite effect from what we all know was oracle's intention... now rather than having just sun developing it, it has forked off in a hundred directions and has quickly escaped any possibility of control.

    Don't you just love open source? Trying to kill it off causes it to grow even faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by droidhacker View Post
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    Don't you just love open source? Trying to kill it off causes it to grow even faster.
    Its a cancer... X.x

    But its still good to hear solaris isn't dead.... however instead of attempting to follow oracle solaris I would think they ought to drop java and develop a more lightweight system similar to BSD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cb88 View Post
    But its still good to hear solaris isn't dead.... however instead of attempting to follow oracle solaris I would think they ought to drop java and develop a more lightweight system similar to BSD.
    No one's yet said Solaris would be dead. It's Oracle's project and is probably doing just fine. OpenSolaris, on the other paw, is dead.

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