[ubuntu-uk] Oracle sues Google over various vague concepts

Jim Price d1version at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 13 19:53:31 BST 2010

On 13/08/10 14:03, Paul Sladen wrote:
> ...  the patents in question (all seven of them) are not about Java,
> but about programming concepts in-general (eg. copy-on-write, duplicate
> string merging, dynamic shared library loading, ...):
>    http://en.swpat.org/wiki/Oracle_v._Google_(2010,_USA)

A good point, but surely none of this applies outside countries which 
have software patents. I'd like to see Google threaten to pull Android 
from such countries. Maybe that would concentrate the minds of some 
people in the land of the "free".


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