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Solaris CAB – the Cat’s out of the Bag

Today Sun announced the membership of the Open Solaris Community Advisory Board.

Simon has posted a photo to flickr along with captioning of names (on mouse over of faces, very neat).

Congratualations to

A little more searching on my part showed that there is a list of bios accessible from along with a description of just what these folks will be doing.

Rich and Al were elected by the non-Sun members of the Open Solaris Pilot, Casper and Simon were selected for the two Sun positions, and Roy was selected as the independant participant from the Open Source Community.

Something that is important to note here is that of the five positions on the board, only two of them are held by Sun folk (Casper and Simon).

Ben Rockwood, Jim Grisanzio and Fintan Ryan also have something to say about it, as do Ashlee Vance at The Register, Stephen Shankland at Zdnet. and Elizabeth Montalbano at CRN

Yahoo has the press release.

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April 4, 2005 at 4:24 pm

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  1. [Trackback] The Open Solaris Community Advisory Board has been announced, check out the cab page on
    Personally (but I would say this, wouldn’t I) I think this is a fantastic line up, Roy Felding is an excellent choice as CAB chair (lets …

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    April 4, 2005 at 9:14 pm

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