Vol 128 Issue 4 2008-10-24 Article 20778 from section "OpenSolaris"

By Joerg Moellenkamp

(This is an opinion piece by Joerg Moellenkamp, reprinted here with

Okay,okay ... I know the headline is a little bit provoking. But when
you think about some comments from Linux proponents you could think
so. In the last few weeks I've heard one sentence quite often: "Why
you you still develop Solaris? You should contribute to Linux!" from
people administering Linux systems. And you could read at other
places, that Solaris is irrelevant, that there is nothing worth of
mentioning it or even for an integration to Linux. Just think about
the Zemlin quotations! Or several other comments of proponents of

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