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Some more food for brain about the Oracle vs Google war

While most people keep on screaming, you might find it reasonable to keep on watching out and understanding what's happening; and wait before deciding to support one of the two parties. These two articles are interesting in my opinion:Q&A: What's Oracle-Google Lawsuit All About? Maisie Ramsay interviews Al Hilwa from IDC.Is Android Evil? by Andreas ConstantinouThe latter post is from the past April, so it was written long before the war inception, and the title might appear misleading (Andreas clearly says in the article that Android is not evil). It's not a partisan post, but a detailed insight about how Google controls Android. In the end, both articles should give you some ideas about the fact that there's no battle against or pro open source (as Google wants us to believe), but the two corporates are just making their own interests, trying to grab as much control as they can on the technologies that will make money for the next decade.If you look at the current scenario, there are lots of patent and copyright wars going on, involving almost all the big corporates. I must say that I'm finding it really stressing, especially when powerful sound waves from the battlefield strike us (just to say the last one, Google backing out of JavaOne and the continuously running debates in the mailing lists and forums, often giving no good contributes). Waiting for the things to clear up, there's a thing that ...


Date: August, 30 2010
Url: http://www.java.net/blog/fabriziogiudici/archive/2010/08/30/some-more-food-brain-about-oracle-vs-google-war


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