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Can Google say, "Take your Java and shove it" ?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by ZDroid1, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. ZDroid1

    ZDroid1 Well-Known Member
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    Oracle, in its lawsuit, is demanding that Android be destroyed.

    Hypothetically, if Oracle wins, can Google somehow switch to another language, like
     

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  2. momoceio

    momoceio Well-Known Member
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    They've got too much invested to just switch languages. What will happen if Oracle wins is that Google will just have to pay a royalty to Oracle for every copy of the infringing OS installed...or they'll just pay them a big lump sum.
     
  3. ImSpartacus

    ImSpartacus Well-Known Member
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    Yup, Google will not give up Java. They will absorb the royalty fees just so they don't have to change anything.
     

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