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Re: The more I read the confuser I get.-the answer



On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 07:36:13AM -0500, Ernest L. Williams Jr. wrote:
[...]
> The only thing that RedHat should not forget is that the reason SUN
> Micro made their OS distribution free (binaries that is) was due to
> distros like Red Hat Linux.
[...]

Sun Solaris is not free: For the Sparc version, you have to pay the licence
(unless it's a 1 CPU boxed supplied to you by Sun or an authorised
dealer) and for x86 they ask for a fee (albeit nominal) for download.
In both cases, you're not allowed to redistribute the OS yourself,
AFAIK. Long way to go, Sun...

Cheerio,

Thomas
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