Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st May 2012 21:41 UTC
Legal And thus, it ends. Despite a never-ending stream of doom and gloom from Oracle/Microsoft-funded 'pundits' regarding Google and Android (six hundred billion trillion gazillion eurodollars in damages!!1!), judge Alsup has just squashed all of Oracle's chances with a ruling that is good news for those of us who truly care about this wonderful industry: APIs are not copyrightable. Alsup: "To accept Oracle's claim would be to allow anyone to copyright one version of code to carry out a system of commands and thereby bar all others from writing their own different versions to carry out all or part of the same commands. No holding has ever endorsed such a sweeping proposition." Supreme Court, Ellison?
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RE[3]: APIs not copyrightable
by _txf_ on Fri 1st Jun 2012 23:07 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: APIs not copyrightable"
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But he never delivered. Mono is dying slowly now. Moonlight is already dead. Novell is dead, Finally Attachmate threw Mono in the dump where it belongs.

As much as I distrust MS, I find .net (as a technology) to be vastly superior to java so that extends to mono as well.

One does not have to own a piece of art to be able to appreciate it.

Edited 2012-06-01 23:08 UTC

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