Sun has gotten a nod of approval from the Open Source Initiative for its Community Development and Distribution License (CDDL), meaning the licence now has official open source status.
Rumour has it that this will take away the last barrier for Sun to open up the source code of its Solaris operating system. The decision to open up hinges on Sun finding a licensing scheme that it is comfortable with. The CDDL should do the trick.
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