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Sun's CEO, Jonathan Schwartz, has a new blog posting out this morning entitled Free Advice for the Litigious.... In this Schwartz mentions what Sun Microsystems did years back when they were under pressure and now they innovated their company instead of litigating with their customers. Sun had innovated their hardware and software along with supporting Linux on SPARC systems and a variety of open-source contributions. In the past two years Sun has distributed eight million Solaris licenses and Schwartz goes on to mention that nearly 70% of those were for Dell, HP, and IBM hardware.