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 Kebabbert on Fri 27th Apr 2012 09:57 UTC in reply to "Re:"
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Lesson learned: Don't use Java.

If you are only building apps, then it is no problem using Java.

If you are designing and implementing programming languages based on Java, then you should be careful.

How many does designs and builds programming languages based on Java? Not many. Most companies just use Java to write software, and there is no problems with that.

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