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Re^3: Copyright on languages

by Anonymous Monk
on May 03, 2012 at 09:07 UTC ( #968683=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Copyright on languages
in thread Copyright on languages

Oracle basically wants someway of making money out of Java, anything would be OK. But they don't want a situation where they would want someone to be paying for per installation of their software.

What they basically don't want is charging per server installation on orders of some thousand dollars per installation. That would kill Java.

They would ideally want some other way like patent/copyright suits, or Manufacturers paying them per mobile device shipped. That would make a better deal for them, Instead of directly making a end user pay for a installation.

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