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Re: Debian based GNU/Solaris: pilot program

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 11:59:22PM -0800, Erast Benson wrote:
> Another obvious benefit is that OpenSolaris licensed under open sourced
> license which allowes to HW vendors to write their own drivers for all
> that variety of existing specific hardware and yet not to open their IP.

Why would this be of interest to Debian developers?

> >From user perspective, OpenSolaris core is well documented and
> supported.
> All that means: the end user of the system will not be forced to
> re-compile drivers during installations, will not suffer from
> half-implemented features, will not be forced to deal with source
> packages and will benefit from both world - proprietery and open source.

I read all of your points as criticisms of Linux. That is disappointing.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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