So I caught in the news the other day that Oracle won the lawsuit. Obviously, Google is appealing the matter which continues the limbo status.
But it really seems like a poor ruling. If I understood the case correctly, Google did not copy Java but instead simply made an API clone that functioned the exact same way so that apps could run on either platform. And Java was supposed to be free right? What’s especially stupid about this ruling is what else potentially becomes illegal should the originator decide to push the matter:
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