ZFS License and Future
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Sun Nov 7 17:47:29 UTC 2010
Quoth Randal L. Schwartz on Saturday, 06 November 2010:
> >>>>> "Chip" == Chip Camden <sterling at camdensoftware.com> writes:
> Chip> The one in that list that worries me the most is VirtualBox -- that's a
> Chip> truly useful solution that isn't easily replaced. But I read somewhere
> Chip> that there was a movement gaining steam to break off from Oracle.
> When I interviewed the VirtualBox guys for FLOSS Weekly
> (http://twit.tv/floss130), they seemed pretty confident that Oracle was
> going to keep fairly "hands off", in a way that was starkly contrasted
> with some of the other former-Sun project leaders I've spoken to.
> (Ugh, too early to fix the tortured english... I hope you get the point.)
I hope it's more than wishful thinking on their part. I would trust
Oracle to keep "hands off" for precisely as long as they do not perceive
any reason to put "hands on".
Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
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