this is probably a little touchy to ask...
achill at matrix.gatewaynet.com
Wed Sep 15 07:19:03 UTC 2010
Java (vs oracle) will not die, just like BSDvs AT&T) did not die, just like TCP/IP (vs msoft/ibm/SNA) did not die,
in other words, its very hard to kill the good guys, (especially when they are popular).
Στις Wednesday 15 September 2010 00:21:13 ο/η Randal L. Schwartz έγραψε:
> >>>>> "Jules" == Jules Gilbert <jules.stocks at gmail.com> writes:
> Jules> Now, if Oracle won't adjust their thinking, I intend to look at Java
> Jules> sub-systems that are supplied and built by other people than Oracle.
> Jules> (It's called Open Source.)
> And that's what I tried to say in my last few posts. Given Oracle's
> apparent stance to own Java not by copyright but by patent, it doesn't
> *matter* that Java is "open source". We'll have to wait until Oracle
> v. Google is decided, but unless Google can invalidate Oracle's
> *patents* on Java, Java is effectively dead, unless you want to sleep in
> Oracle's bed.
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