Google and Sun

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at
Wed Oct 5 15:32:50 MDT 2005

Has anyone been paying attention to the news about a multi-year deal
struck between Goolge and Sun yesterday?  Google is interested in
Java, OpenSolaris, OpenOffice, and hardware from Sun.  Microsoft's
stock dropped 3% when the deal was announced.

I still haven't run Solaris/OpenSolaris on an x86 system -- I've
always stuck with Linux -- but I'm about to convert a few systems.  I
know we've had similar discussions before, but how do you guys feel
about OpenSolaris?  Would you run it?  It sounds like Goolge is going

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