Sun creates the OpenSPARC Advisory Board

Posted by Bill Bradford on Oct 3, 2006

Sun today announced the creation of an independent OpenSPARC Community Advisory Board, chartered with setting the direction for OpenSPARC, a community that fosters the creation of tools and derivative chip designs based on Sun’s UltraSPARC T1 processor.

The OpenSPARC CAB will be comprised of five charter members, two from Sun and three outside the company. Nathan Brookwood, analyst with Insight64; Assistant Professor Jose Renau, UC Santa Cruz; and Robert Ober, Fellow – CTO office, LSI Logic are joined by David Weaver, senior staff engineer, and Simon Phipps, Chief Open Source Officer, from Sun.

The board’s charter is posted on

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