Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Aug 2010 22:58 UTC, submitted by Alex Forster
Legal We're far from done with the Oracle v. Google lawsuit. The search giant has responded to the lawsuit, and Miguel De Icaza has provided a very interesting insight into the case. His report has been confirmed by James Gosling, known as the father of Java who left Sun right after the merger. Icaza speculates that the potential to monetise on Java by suing Google was pitched by Jonathan Schwartz during Sun's sales talks with Oracle. Oh boy.
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RE[5]: People forget
by dylansmrjones on Sat 14th Aug 2010 03:33 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: People forget"
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It is not Java. Comal-80 is not Pascal. Object Pascal is not Pascal no matter how similar to old Pascal it is. mono is not .Net. Kaffe is not Java, despite being more compatible than Googles offering.

Besides that you are missing the point. Google does not claim it is Java. Microsoft did claim their implementation was Java. Therefore the two cases are quite different.

But of course this case is obviously about Java and somewhat compatible environments. The case is simply not similar to the MS-Sun debacle.

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