[OpenIndiana-discuss] Linux vs. Solaris

Sriram Narayanan sriram at belenix.org
Thu Mar 31 02:57:30 UTC 2011

Yes, we're still working on Belenix. Our day jobs are very exciting
and keep us occupied enough that we're only able to make incremental

This has been a very interesting six months for the Belenix team
members, so there's just occasional progress.

-- Sriram

On 3/30/11, Christopher Chan <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk> wrote:
> 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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