[TUHS] Solaris 10 source code

Bryan Cantrill bmc at zion.eng.sun.com
Sun Jun 19 08:35:05 AEST 2005

> Groklaw (http://www.groklaw.net/) has some VERY good discussion of the 'openness' of this code...

Can we please restrict this kind of dogmatic assertion to Groklaw?  CDDL
(the license for OpenSolaris) is an OSI-approved license; it is just as
open as the BSD license or the MPL or any other OSI-approved license.

As for Unix history, you can definitely see the Sixth Edition roots
of Solaris.  Look, for example, at the comment above exit():


Pretty amazing that this comment hasn't changed in 30+ years...

	- Bryan

Bryan Cantrill, Solaris Kernel Development.       http://blogs.sun.com/bmc

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