Oracle Fires Back: 'No Cleanroom Implementation'

Oracle has fired a shot back at Google in the current debate over Google's Dalvik virtual machine. Oracle has been so quite on many fronts over the last few weeks as key things in the Java world have happened, that in some ways it is nice to see them break the silence. This will be sans commentary from me because I still have to do my due dilligence, but Oracle says Google directly copied Java code: Here's the line-by-line comparison and Oracle vs Google: me too are both interesting and bring facts to light on whether this was a clean room implementation or not. There is also commentary on various open source licenses and what should or should not be expected of Google's implementation. Enjoy the read.

The PolicyNodeImpl class was

The PolicyNodeImpl class was NOT written by Apache Harmony, despite the package name:

Harmony has strong contribution rules:


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