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Sun OS goes open source!!!!!!!!

Started by William Grim, 2003-02-08T00:14:42-06:00 (Saturday)

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William Grim

Hell yeah!

Straight from slashdot!!!!

Sun Releases Solaris 9 for Intel

Posted by michael  on Friday February 07, @11:42AM
from the sunshine-lollipops-and-rainbows dept.
nairnr writes "Sun has announced that it is releasing Solaris 9 for Intel. Any takers? According to Sun, it extends the 'enterprise class OS to the X86 market'. How nice of them. Non-commercial usage is available at no charge, while commercial pricing starts at US $99; attractive OEM pricing is also available. Source code for Solaris will now be available. It seems they are after Microsoft, not Linux. More Power to them."

My commentary:
This is freaking great!  I mean, Sun OS and open source can both only get better with this type of thing in the open!  I mean, I'm sure there are some license restrictions on the OS, but it's still open source!  That means we can fix things to make it better!  I'm certainly going to download and install this and gander at the source code.

The revolution has come!!!!!

Click here to read Sun's official announcement!
William Grim
IT Associate, Morgan Stanley