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Sun CEO explicitly endorsed Java's use in Android: What do you say now Oracle?

Jul 26, 2011, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to sjvn for this link. ]

If you believe Oracle's patent lawsuits against Google for its use of Java in Android, Google has stolen not just patented ideas but directly copied Java code.

In short, Google is a red-handed thief and should pay Oracle over a billion in damages. There's just one little problem with this portrayal of Google as an intellectual property (IP) bandit. When Android first came out, Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz, then Java's owner, greeted the news with heartfelt congratulations. Whoops.

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