Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Apr 2012 01:00 UTC
Legal "Former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz took the stand here today as a witness for the defense, and disputed Oracle's claim that Java APIs were proprietary code from Sun. Google's lawyer, Robert van Nest, asked Schwartz whether, during his tenure at Sun, Java APIs were considered proprietary or protected by Sun. 'No,' Schwartz said in explaining the nature of open software, 'These are open APIs, and we wanted to bring in more people... We wanted to build the biggest tent and invite as many people as possible.'" Whoopsie for Oracle.
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by BluenoseJake on Fri 27th Apr 2012 18:00 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Re:"
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Uh, c# is the language, the .net framework is just an set of libraries. They are related, but not the same thing. The language can be implemented separately from the .net runtime.

Oh, and you can stop waiting.

I responded to the parent who suggested only using standardized programming languages, and gave a list of those he felt were not. c# was on that list, and I explained that it was and ISO and EMCA standard. C# IS A STANDARD, even if the standard has not been updated, and even if you feel the need to nitpick.

Edited 2012-04-27 18:04 UTC

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