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Re: Copyright on languages (The final verdict!)

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on May 31, 2012 at 23:25 UTC ( #973637=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Copyright on languages

You were right about Judge Alsop. He states:

"So long as the specific code used to implement a method is different, anyone is free under the Copyright Act to write his or her own code to carry out exactly the same function or specification of any methods used in the Java API," Judge Alsop

Judge rules APIs canít be copyrighted."


With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

The start of some sanity?

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Re^2: Copyright on languages (The final verdict!)
by ikegami (Pope) on Jun 01, 2012 at 02:53 UTC
    Groklaw has the ruling in text format.

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