On Mon, January 16, 2012 11:05, Rich Teer wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jan 2012, Toby Thain wrote:
>> Rumours have long circulated, even before the brief public debacle of
>> ZFS in OS X - "is it in Leopard...yes it's in...no it's not...yes it's
>> in...oh damn, it's really not" - that Apple is building their own clone
>> of ZFS.
> I don't know why APple don't just get off the pot and officially adopy
> ZFS. I mean, they've embraced DTrace, so what's stopping them from using
> ZFS too?
This was discussed already:
>> [On Sat Oct 24 14:14:19 UTC 2009, David Magda wrote:]
>> Apple can currently just take the ZFS CDDL code and incorporate it
>> (like they did with DTrace), but it may be that they wanted a "private
>> license" from Sun (with appropriate technical support and
>> indemnification), and the two entities couldn't come to mutually
>> agreeable terms.
> I cannot disclose details, but that is the essence of it.
Perhaps Apple can come to an agreement with Oracle when they couldn't with
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