Kernel work update
maciejej at msoe.edu
Tue Jan 31 14:47:43 PST 2006
On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 13:37 -0800, walt wrote:
> Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > This work will eventually dovetail into the ZFS work...
> I had no idea what ZFS was, so I googled it and found this:
> "...Sun's patent-pending "adaptive endian-ness" technology,
> which is unique to ZFS..."
> I still don't know was ZFS is, but now I know it's proprietary,
> like java, with all the same baggage attached.
> Sun is playing nice with open-source at the moment, but will
> they continue to play nice when their stock price drops yet
> another 50% ? I dunno. I hope so.
Do they have a choice? The CDDL might preclude the sort of legal action
you're worried about.
Jake Maciejewski <maciejej at xxxxxxxx>
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