Re: [NYJavaSIG] Google vs Oracle - jury resolution

From: Frank G.
Sent on: Friday, May 25, 2012 4:54 PM
Larry Ellison always wanted to own an operating system.  By buying Sun he got Java, Solaris and SPARC/servers.  Its the basis of a cloud company.

To be fair, Google did heavily borrow (to be polite) quite a bit from Sun.  Even James Gosling says so... http://nighthacks.com/roller/jag/

Frank

On 5/24/12 3:20 PM, Eric Pederson wrote:
I wonder if this will change Oracle's support of Java.   If they bought Sun primarily for the ability to sue Google and now...

-- Eric



On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Frank Greco <[address removed]> wrote:

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/05/google-v-oracle-no-patent-infringement-found/

 

Interesting that the jurors only found a minor infraction by Google.  So Android seems free and clear (caveat:  I'm not a lawyer nor do I play one on iptv...)

 

See everyone tonight for Ben's JSR 107 Caching update and Victor's very cool concurrency animation.

Frank G

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