back to article Six years later, HPE and Oracle quietly shut door on Solaris lawsuit

HPE and Oracle have settled their long-running legal case over alleged copyright infringement regarding Solaris software updates for HPE customers, but it looks like the nature of the settlement is going to remain under wraps. The pair this week informed [PDF] the judge overseeing the case that they'd reached a mutual …

  1. cjcox

    There's an old saying...

    Live by proprietary closed IP, die by proprietary closed IP.

    It's interesting because at the time, in the Linux enterprise space, it was somewhat popular to support your competitor's OS.... I think HP thought the same... except for that darn proprietary closed IP situation.

    Of course, nobody cares now as "the wall came down" and we could care less about ancient closed Unix systems anymore.

  2. bregister

    The ongoing legal fees must be huge.

    Was the limited Solaris market really, REALLY worth it?

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