[rescue] Solaris licensing

hike mh1272 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 17:49:00 CDT 2014

Oracle is making money hands over fists with the remnants of Sun
Oracle now has two OSes--Oracle Linux and Solaris--that they control hard-,
soft-, firm-, wet- ware.
Oracle is only surpassed by the USA Treasury Department in the printing of

On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 5:59 PM, der Mouse <mouse at rodents-montreal.org>

> >> When Scott McNealy failed to kill Sun Microsystems, Inc., Larry
> >> Ellison stepped in to finish the job.
> > Larry is making a profit.  Sun's own executives failed to do so.
> But is Larry making a sustainable profit on the remnants of Sun, or is
> he burning the capital (reputation and otherwise) Sun built up, driving
> the last fragments of Sun even further into the ground?
> Personally, I suspect it's closer to the latter; it certainly is for
> the parts of it I see.  But time will, as always, tell.
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