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SubjectRe: ZFS with Linux: An Open Plea
Alan Cox wrote:

> The real test of whether Sun were serious about ZFS being anywhere but
> Solaris is what they do to license it - they've patented everything they
> can, and made the code available only under licenses incompatible with
> other OS products. Their intent is quite clear, and quite sad.

Please do see:
http://www.opensolaris.org/os/about/faq/licensing_faq/#patents

ZFS has been ported to some of those 'other OS products'. :)

My two cents...

-Manoj
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