[rescue] Ultra 5 OS

Dan Sikorski me at dansikorski.com
Mon Apr 19 10:32:06 CDT 2010

On 4/19/2010 11:27 AM, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:15:00AM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> I've been talking about this with a friend at Sun^WOracle.  He said that
>> trying to figure out the license terms made his head spin, but that as
>> far as he can figure out, at least up to Solaris 10 u8 release, a free
>> hobbyist "entitlement" still exists, but good luck getting any patches
>> at all without a paid support contract.  This is probably as definitive
>> as it's going to get short of asking to Oracle's legal department
>> directly - which I've a mind to do.
> Better yet, does anyone on this list actually know Larry Ellison?

Perhaps an open letter to him from the sunhelp.org community could be 
effective in not only getting an answer, but also pleading the case of 
the hobbyist license?  It could probably get attention from tech media 
or at least slashdot.

     -Dan Sikorski

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