[OpenIndiana-discuss] Solaris 11 Express

Nathan Evans ndickinson.evans at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 12:33:50 UTC 2010

I copied the above message to it's own thread I didn't spell check it or
anything .

On 4 November 2010 08:07, Nathan Evans <ndickinson.evans at gmail.com> wrote:

> Who cares who can sue who,
> Well, the problem is here how do we market OpenIndiana and all this open
> source software effectively, how do we grow the community in a positive
> meaningful way. How to we make OpenIndiana & Illumos viable alternatives and
> brands that people can trust.
> The 33 people who left OpenOffice is a step toward disaster if we don't
> build these brands what we'll have is another OpenVMS....
> We need to find a distribution model that works, and a software stack that
> people can trust. The fact that we already have an AMAZING platform is a
> better starting point then most have. We have what was once dubbed 'The most
> advanced operating system in the world' we want to keep it that way.
> In my very humble opinion OpenIndiana should be used as our 'cutting/
> bleeding edge' and Illumous as our stable production. When they eventually
> both become that way. Similar to the old SXDE/Solaris model except
> unrestricted. People dislike change, so lets follow a formula they are
> currently familiar with.
> Once we have something going I'm sure a big company who will remain
> nameless at this point will look at our work and sponsor our little
> community.
> Mind you this is just an idea I had, let me know what you think, I enjoy
> the feed back.
> On 4 November 2010 06:13, Christopher Chan <
> christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk> wrote:
>> On Thursday, November 04, 2010 04:19 PM, BM wrote:
>>> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 1:28 PM, Christopher Chan
>>> <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>  wrote:
>>>> When PostgreSQL will give PHBs a warm fuzzy feeling because there is
>>>> somebody to sue/take responsibility if something goes wrong.
>>> Meaning, support papers? I think http://www.enterprisedb.com/ is
>>> easier to sue than entire Snorcle. :-)
>> They have their work cutout for them then. Replace all Oracle DBs out
>> there with Postgresql!
>> Guess who would love the fact they are easier to sue...
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