Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Oct 2010 20:07 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Legal Now, this is an interesting development in the ongoing war against Android. Oracle didn't just sue Google for allegedly infringing its Java patents; it also claimed copyright infringement. Oracle has amended its complaint, and, fair is fair, they've got the code to prove it: indeed, Android contains code that appears to be copied verbatim from Java - mind you, appears. However, the code in question comes straight from Apache's Harmony project, which raises the question - would a respected and long-established cornerstone of the open source world really accept tainted code in the first place?
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RE[4]: I went over the code
by Lennie on Thu 28th Oct 2010 23:41 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: I went over the code"
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Maybe the API-documentation was the source for Android from which they derived the function list and the source for the API-documentation was the source from Oracle/Sun.

Maybe that is allowed by the copyright law, I don't know.

Although, I have to say, I can't find a API-document that proves this.

Edited 2010-10-28 23:44 UTC

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