[rescue] Solaris licensing

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Thu Sep 4 19:04:56 CDT 2014

On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 10:52:57AM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>Which seems to me to say you can use it for development/testing/demo, or
>for education if you're an accredited educational estalishment, but
>makes no mention whatsoever of general hobbyist use.
>I'm really not certain whether Oracle is actively trying to kill off
>Solaris, or simply doesn't realize that that's what they're doing.  Or
>that if they manage to kill off Solaris as an OS, nobody is going to buy
>their hardware to run it on.

Pre-Oracle Sun gave me a T1000, gratis, to run the site on.

Post-Oracle Sun gave me the finger.  I had to move SunHELP to
Debian/x86, as I couldn't afford (at the time) a support contract
that would let me stay current with patches.


Bill Bradford
Houston, Texas USA

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