[OpenIndiana-discuss] Linux vs. Solaris

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Mar 30 01:10:05 UTC 2011

On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 07:59 AM, Robin Axelsson wrote:
> On 2011-03-30 01:51, Christopher Chan wrote:
>> On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 04:15 AM, Gabriel de la Cruz wrote:
>>> The Solaris OS was carefully designed as a product, Linux is a
>>> combination of technollogies carefully developed to interact with
>>> eachother but created in independent projects. Both of them a very
>>> well made, but the way how all the parts within Solaris relate to
>>> eachother is more consistent.
>>> Solaris and linux are like 2 different languages, both ritch on their
>>> own way, why shoulnt we write phylosopy in German?
>> Er...certainly the core is a carefully designed product but I would
>> not go so far as to claim the whole of Solaris is a carefully designed
>> product.
>> Anyway, when will KDE be brought on board instead of that
>> directionless excuse for a desktop environment called GNOME?

> But isn't Belenix (belenix.org) an OpenSolaris based (and in the future
> Illumos based) distribution with that very intention in mind?

Eh? Last I heard, Belenix were aiming to be the first rpm based 
OpenSolaris/illumos distro? Not sure about the KDE end of things though.

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