Illumos begins diverging from OpenSolaris
According to Garret D'Amore, Illumos project leader, the recently launched derivative is beginning to diverge from OpenSolaris.
D'Amore has noted in his blog that he believes the last commit to Oracle's public repository for ON, the core of OpenSolaris, has been made. According to a leaked memo revealed earlier this week, Oracle are ceasing open development of Solaris and will discontinue OpenSolaris, migrating users to Solaris Express 11.
D'Amore says"from here on out, Illumos and Oracle Solaris diverge" and that he is "very excited" at this move.