[rescue] Ultra 5 OS

gsm at mendelson.com gsm at mendelson.com
Mon Apr 19 10:59:38 CDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:52:27AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>I don't want a hobbyist license, keep it the way it was, free as in
>beer, with OpenSolaris free as in speech/beer - or see your
>multi-billion investment go down the tubes as Solaris becomes a more
>portable version of IRIX.

Playing Devil's Advocate here, or see his multibillion dollar investment
continue to make him money. With only pay-for-it licenses, Solaris is
supported by paing customers, who have an incentive to pay for it.

Seriously, name one company that acutally made money from open-sourcing
it's products and keeping it that way? 


Geoffrey S. Mendelson, Jerusalem, Israel gsm at mendelson.com  N3OWJ/4X1GM
New word I coined 12/13/09, "Sub-Wikipedia" adj, describing knowledge or
understanding, as in he has a sub-wikipedia understanding of the situation. 
i.e possessing less facts or information than can be found in the Wikipedia.

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