Quoting Niall Walsh (linux at esatclear.ie):
> From there how long from there until we have a Debian GNU/OpenSolaris?
> Or is CDDL even DFSG Free (the patenting clauses anyway makes me
CDDL does strike me as being every bit as DFSG as its MPL predecessor.
However, of course, the OpenSolaris codebase apparently (as everyone
suspected) includes quite a lot of binary-only, proprietary "secret sauce"
components. How useful the CDDL (and other open source / free-software)
portions would be without them is an open question. My own expectation
would be "Not very; probably even substantially less than the
corresponding case with Apple Darwin."
> Of course whether it's worth it or not is another matter. I
> guess both will be projects like rebuilding a Freely redistributable
> Suse/Novell Professional image, a test of just how many people care.
I think the latter would be a _great_ deal easier -- and more useful.
 Sun Microsystems solicited my feedback on the licence before its
publc release. Unfortunately, I did not have sufficient time in to help
them during the very short comment period available -- but my impression
of the licence is overwhelmingly favourable.
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