ZFS License and Future

App Deb appdebgr at gmail.com
Sat Nov 6 07:44:40 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 6:44 AM, Steven Susbauer <steven at too1337.com> wrote:

> Android uses the Java language, but this is not what that suit is about.
> Oracle claims the Dalvik VM infringes on their patents. If Android was using
> the Java VM there would be no lawsuit. Sun was able to successfully sue
> Microsoft for similar reasons in 1997 (incomplete implementation of the Java
> standard). Somehow people continued using Java, despite this.

Actually they were not. If I remember correctly, the Microsoft Java VM
was abandoned because of this and everyone had to switch to the Sun

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