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    Default Sun Microsystems To Relicense Its X.Org Code

    Phoronix: Sun Microsystems To Relicense Its X.Org Code

    Alan Coopersmith on behalf of Sun Microsystems has announced this afternoon that they will be relicensing all of their past and present X server work under the canonical form of the X.Org license in its latest form. This is being done to reduce the number of MIT license variants within the X Server...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=Nzc0MA

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    Sun really does a lot of goo things for Linux.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louise View Post
    Sun really does a lot of goo things for Linux.
    Except some attacks via blogs and marketing aimed against Linux. They care only about Solaris, but in this case Linux benefits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kraftman View Post
    Except some attacks via blogs and marketing aimed against Linux. They care only about Solaris, but in this case Linux benefits.
    Yes, I totally agree. But until its just marketing bullshit it's not a problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kraftman View Post
    Except some attacks via blogs and marketing aimed against Linux. They care only about Solaris, but in this case Linux benefits.
    At least it is Solaris and not Windows, right?

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