OpenSolaris Fork ?
"A number of the community leaders from the OpenSolaris community have
been working quietly together on a new effort called Illumos,
and we're just about ready to fully disclose our work to, and
invite the general participation of, the general public."
They have a website,
Illumos Webpage: http://www.illumos.org/projects/site/wiki/Announcement
they're going to be hosting a conference call on August 3.
Unknown if This was before or After the OpenSolaris Fork Announcement.
OpenSolaris Governing Board Threatens
to Shoot Itself In The Head