Oh, Google, you shouldn’t have. Really.

Posted by khess on Apr 20, 2012 3:33 AM EDT
ZDNet Consumerization Blog; By Ken Hess
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You know what sucks worse than Java alternatives? Java patent infringement lawsuits.

There are two things I really hate: Software patents and software patent lawsuits. For those of you who don’t know, Oracle, owner of Java, brought suit against Google for stealing some of its code for Android. If you want to know more about some of the suit’s details, read Karen Friar’s take on it over at ZDNet.UK. It seems to me that some people <Oracle> just want to spend time and money in court. Though, I’m not calling anyone <Oracle> out on this concept, I think that such lawsuits <Oracle> are frivolous and unnecessary. It kind of reminds me of another pointless and expensive lawsuit concerning software patents: SCO vs The World. That one turned out really well, didn’t it?

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