If Sun doesn't want to work with us, we have two options: 1) Abandon our work and adopt MSFT CLR VM and C# language - or - 2) Do Java anyway and defend our decision, perhaps making enemies along the way
This would be a Soviet-style negotiation: "What's mine is mine and what's yours is negotiable."... The test is not what the infringer actually bargained for but what reasonable parties would have negotiated. Google may have simply been brazen, preferring to roll the dice on possible litigation rather than to pay a fair price.
quote: To me anything done prior to Oracle's purchase should not be something Oracle can touch as far as patents are concerned.
quote: Google should have done better, but really, they just invalidated a bunch of stupid software patents. That is good in my book.
quote: Yeah, just like Apple did with the iphone trademark.
quote: Gofuckyourself Tony.
quote: I think you will find Apple bought that trademark. This may come as shock but there is a difference between owning, buying and stealing.
quote: Think about what you are really angry about. The messenger or the message? The world is not developing as you expected or hoped. Adapt. Get over it. Move on.
quote: You should move on to an apple forum where your lies are perfectly acceptable since they are so drunk on kool aid.
quote: I've tried googling it and even following the links in this article but I'd like a little more details on exactly what Oracle is suing for. Isn't Java covered by the GPL license? If so isn't Google free to make their own version of Java or am I missing something here?Thanks
quote: Desktop Java is GPL, but Java Mobile is not. It is still licensed at an undisclosed rate per device.
quote: And somehow Oracle wasn't brazen for their hostile takeovers of their main competitors?