Kernel work update
Devon H. O'Dell
dodell at iXsystems.com
Tue Jan 31 18:41:36 PST 2006
On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 04:39:43PM -0600, Jake Maciejewski wrote:
> 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>
It does. It's in the FAQ. Feel free to forward this to the
list as said list doesn't seem to like this email address and
I'm too lazy to fix that.
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