[rescue] Solaris licensing

Ian Finder ian.finder at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 19:17:57 CDT 2014

Or as I like to pronounce it: Sauracle.

On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 5:04 PM, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> 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
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> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas USA
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