Friday, April 27, 2012

Ex-Sun Boss Defends Google's Right to Java on Android | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

I'm guessing Schwartz is now permanently off Larry Ellison's holiday card list
"Taking the stand during the ongoing court battle between Google and Oracle over the use of the Java programming language on Google’s Android mobile operating system, Jonathan Schwartz — the former CEO of Sun Microsystems, the creator of Java — said that Java has always been free to use and that although Sun didn’t necessarily like the way Android used Java, it had no intention of stopping it.
“We wanted to build the biggest tent and invite as many people as possible,” Schwartz said of the Java platform."
Ex-Sun Boss Defends Google's Right to Java on Android | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com
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