Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Fri 21st Jan 2011 17:20 UTC, submitted by Geoff Floding
Legal "Florian Mueller has been killing it these past few months with his analysis of various tech patent suits on his FOSSpatents blog, and today he's unearthed a pretty major bombshell: at least 43 Android source files that appear to have been directly copied from Java." Update: ZDNet provides some compelling evidence that it's not so.
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RE: not proof
by sukru on Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:57 UTC in reply to "not proof"
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Nope they did not:

http://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/read_beyond_the_headers

Apache specifically disowns those files. They were never part of Apache's own Harmony distribution. Only because they contain Apache License does not mean they are Apache owned. (Like Linux being GPL2 does not make if FSF's own product).

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