Kohsuke Kawaguchi and PaaS provider CloudBees starts petition, urging developers to support API freedom.
Oracle and Google have both responded to Judge Alsup’s order and it seems Oracle are willing to withdraw three patents from the patent infringement trial, but with a condition.
But we could get a trial date in mid-April. If all goes to plan.
New plea by Oracle shows a change of tact in legal battle plus a frank view of Android’s business model
Google looks to be bulking up their portfolio ahead of more legal wrangling with Oracle in the coming year.
Things aren’t getting off to a good start for either side in what has the potential to be THE patent trial of the year.
Larry Ellison and Larry Page are ordered to participate in settlement talks over Android lawsuit.
Florian Mueller has blogged his thoughts on the publicly available documents.
PLUS, GWT 2.3 and Gant 1.9.5 released.
Google have been fined $5 million for violating Bedrock Computer Technologies’ Linux patents.
Google claim Dalvik VM, was independently developed by the Open Handset Alliance.
The FSF encourage the community to help them build a End Software Patents wiki.