http://opensxce.blogspot.de/2014/09/dilos-and-opensxce-will-have-bright.html DilOS and OpenSXCE will have a bright future, and SchilliX is also welcome to participate. That's all I can tell you at this time. http://openindiana.org/pipermail/oi-dev/2014-September/003373.html [oi-dev] OpenSXCE It is illegal to sell without source code. Martin Bochnig martin at martux.org Fri Sep 19 17:51:07 UTC 2014 Previous message: [oi-dev] OpenSXCE It is illegal to sell without source code. Next message: [oi-dev] OpenSXCE/SPARC: It was a mistake to keep the site online. Messages sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] Hi Joerg and all, thank you for your friendly messages. Yes, everything started at first with SchilliX. Even BeleniX at its very beginning, the father of Indiana, which was then simply cloned and is now known as OI. In truth it is BeleniX++, which was originally derived at first from SchillIX, but added a myriad of stuff engineered by Moinak Ghosh and his team in Bangalore!!! And afterwards by Sun's Caiman team (thanks to dave Miner!). And X11 group (Thanks to Alan Coopersmith mainly, but also to Stuart Kreitman and their his team members) Until 2007 we were a true community of competing but friendly individuals. Then came a few Sun managers and hired Ian Murdock for PR reasons only, then came IPS as enforced by Dr. Hahn and so on, the beginning of the end of OpenSolaris and even of Solaris in total. OI would not exist, without our early initial Distros from the era directly after 20050614. Therefore I find it extremely painful, how some "persons" dealt with you, at times. And then also with me and others. I only re-subscribed to point out a single aspect, that may not be clear to all of you, due to the unfortunate subject line at the top, as chosen by Nikola last week (we are friends now, btw). But this headline may confuse some readers: It is not true, that I enforced payments. Maybe I tried it in June 2014, but gave up after 2 days. The full versions had always been FREE to be downloaded by anyone, anonymously. In theory I had the policy, that capatalists need to pay depending on the size of their businesses, but in reality they never were honest enough to pay a Cent. While the poor did donate! :-) But it was completely voluntary, by no means at all mandatory or a "business plan". Only wanted to make this clear again. DilOS and OpenSXCE will have a bright future, and SchilliX is also welcome to participate. That's all I can tell you at this time. Until mid of October I'll be in Ukraine, then it starts ;) I'm still in talks with Igor and cannot say anything without his permission. But OpenSXCE will of course open its code, but carefully. And not for trolls. (most code is available at Sun/Oracle anyway, but it appears many are not even aware of that lol) Thanks, regards, %martin