That’s what SUN Microsystems called Android when it expressed delight that Google was developing atop Java. Then SUN sold out to Oracle and Google changed to using a Dalvik VM on Linux. Now, Oracle is suing over lack of a licence for Java when it is no longer needed as Android does not use Java. The judge in that case has demanded Oracle roll back its demands from $billions to $millions. You see where this is headed…

see Groklaw – Oracle v. Google – My Precious

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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