[SunHELP] [rescue] Solaris being discontinued? Rumors flying

Brian Richman bjrichus at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 9 11:14:41 CST 2016

And.... What happened?
I've been out of the Oracle loop for a couple of years.
The "official" web sites don't say much (as usual), and the rumor mill has
gone quiet, no?B 
------------Brian R.

      From: Jerry Kemp <sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us>
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 Subject: Re: [SunHELP] [rescue] Solaris being discontinued? Rumors flying

FWIW, the (Oracle) Solaris userland mailing list is still going strong.

Just a bit ago, a developer was making comments about getting Firefox &
Thunderbird to build successfully on S12 Build 113.


On 12/ 1/16 12:45 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:
>> From https://www.thelayoff.com/t/KBEVoB1 :
> "Solaris being canned, at least 50% of teams to be RIF'd in short term
> All hands meetings being cancelled on orders from legal to prevent news
> spreading.
> Hardware teams being told to cease development.
> There will be no Solaris 12, final release will be 11.4.
> Orders coming straight from Larry.
> No info on timing yet."
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