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. http://mail.opensolaris.org/pipermail/zfs-discuss/2009-October/033125.html Perhaps Apple can come to an agreement with Oracle when they couldn't with Sun. _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list email@example.com http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss