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Perhaps Sun really has been listening...

Jason Riedy writes " This interview of James Gosling Talks about the possibility of open-sourcing parts of Solaris... " (Ed: It's nice to see some concrete source for this story. I've been hearing on the grape-vine various rumours of this kind, such as an interest in sharing driver models. Such a move would be good for both Sun and Linux since this is one area of Microsoft dominance: Microsoft does not need to fund the drivers they use in their OS since to be sold as "Made for Windows", the vendors must develop their drivers and pay Microsoft to test them.)
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Perhaps Sun really has been listening...

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