[OpenIndiana-discuss] Solaris 11 is out - so?
crucat at aol.com
Fri Nov 11 16:10:28 UTC 2011
On 11/11/11 06:48, James Carlson wrote:
> Gary Mills wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 08:47:56AM -0500, Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
>>>> From: Gabriele Bulfon [mailto:gbulfon at sonicle.com]
>>>> Oracle announced availabilty of Solaris 11.
>>>> Do you notice any real news in the O.S. that OI/IllumOS has not?
>>>> What is the status of the promised sources?
>>> Sources were never promised. We all want them, but I never believed they
>>> were going to release them.
>> Is there a legal requirement to release source built in to CDDL?
>> If not, we are unlikely to see it.
> They're the legal owners of the code, so it frankly does not matter what
> the CDDL says. The property owner can set or change any terms at any
> time, and is not bound by previous terms.
> But sources were indeed promised at some unspecified date after the
> binary release. Hope they carry through.
Some solaris 11 code were published and it appears some of the
files are CDDL licensed . I guess this is the only CDDL source will
get. well, maybe for now.
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