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The Grand War is over, and what we can Learn from it

Posted by cayhorstmann on June 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM PDT

The grand war between Oracle and Google over the Android API is over, unless
Oracle prevails on appeal. The judge and jury have spoken, and this is what
they said:

  • Android doesn't infringe on the couple of patents that were at play in
    the lawsuit. (Other patents that Oracle asserted were invalidated by the
    USPTO or not included for tactical reasons

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Regarding your Apple comment, I actually think they did a ...

Regarding your Apple comment, I actually think they did a good choice going with that oddball alternative as you put it.

Android is the last place where Java still might have a desktop like usage, Oracle with its actions seems to make the developers look for alternatives.

In our case, if we are able to target Android 2.2+ devices, C++ is our language of choice.