[OmniOS-discuss] Status of the OmniOS project

Sylvain Leroux sylvain at yesik.it
Fri Sep 8 12:50:27 UTC 2017


Thank you Robert for the link.

I wasn't aware at all of the "Community Edition". It is unfortunate it
does not yet appear in the first results when searching on Google for
"OmniOS". Hopefully this will change soon.

Cheers :)

On 09/08/2017 02:44 PM, DELROY A BLAKE wrote:
>
>
> http://www.omniosce.org/about.html
>
> The community is alive and well . 
>
>
>> On Sep 8, 2017, at 8:38 AM, Sylvain Leroux <sylvain at yesik.it
>> <mailto:sylvain at yesik.it>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> After Oracle has laid off the core Solaris developers, I'm writing an
>> article for https://itsfoss.com about the various
>> OpenSolaris-based/Illumos-based distributions.
>>
>> I've already heard about OmniOS previously and wanted to mention it as
>> the de-facto Illumos server distribution.
>> However while doing some researches, I found that article:
>>
>> https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/04/25/oracle_free_solaris_project_stops/
>>
>> Here is the headline:
>> """
>> Development of OmniOS – an Oracle-free open-source variant of Solaris –
>> is being killed after five years of work.
>> """
>>
>> The author then reports several quotes from OmniTI chief executive
>> Robert Treat to support that assertion.
>> On the other hand, by what I saw on the mailing list the project _seems_
>> still to be active.
>>
>>
>> Could you give more informations about the current state of the project?
>>
>>
>> Thanks in advance for your time,
>> - Sylvain
>>
>> -- -- Sylvain Leroux -- Yes, I Know IT ! -- sylvain at yesik.it --
>> https://yesik.it -- -- Follow me on Twitter! --
>> https://twitter.com/Yes_I_Know_IT
>>
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> OmniOS-discuss mailing list
>> OmniOS-discuss at lists.omniti.com
>> http://lists.omniti.com/mailman/listinfo/omnios-discuss
>

-- 
-- Sylvain Leroux -- Yes, I Know IT !
-- sylvain at yesik.it
-- https://yesik.it
--
-- Follow me on LinkedIn!
-- https://fr.linkedin.com/in/sylvain-leroux-knows-it

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.omniti.com/pipermail/omnios-discuss/attachments/20170908/3e5718fa/attachment-0001.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://lists.omniti.com/pipermail/omnios-discuss/attachments/20170908/3e5718fa/attachment-0001.bin>


More information about the OmniOS-discuss mailing list