Sun Opens

While reading slashdot this morning I came across an article about Sun opening

Yes folks, Solaris is finally going open source. Currently the only source code available is for dtrace, but according to the site, Sun is looking to have “buildable Solaris code” available sometime in Q2 of 2005.

I’m not sure whether this means the whole operating system or not. The statement is a little vague. I am curious to see what effect this will have on the Solaris install base (related to Linux installations) once the full software is available. I guess we’ll have to wait and see …