As promised back at the OpenWorld shindig earlier in the month, Oracle has put the first update to its Solaris 11 Unix into the field. And no, it is not trying to ride on the wave of news relating to Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system for laptops, desktops, and tablets. Solaris 11, which debuted a year ago, was the first …
Waiting for Latest Solaris 10 Update...
Wow, a point release!
First point release of Solaris since 2.6 in 1997. Possibly the only good that's come of Oracle's acquisition is that they've finally dropped the "Solaris 10 9/11"-style maintentance release identification...?
Re: Wow, a point release!
/dev/null posts, "good... Oracle... dropped the "Solaris 10 9/11"-style maintentance release"
I hate the "#/##" notation. Completely useless. Make something confusing, hurts sales.
I also liked yyyy.mm releases... or "Solaris ## Update ##" notation.
The simplification of the product naming also makes it easier to verbially communicate, to assist with people understanding what they need to purcuase, what they did purchase, what they need in the future. Oracle got it right with T4-1, T4-2, T4-4, etc.
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