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Why Oracle will win its Java copyright case – and why you'll be glad when it does

Christian Berger

That's not what free software is about

Free Software, no matter what license, also means that your APIs are simple enough so they can be re-implemented easily. It's the kind of competition which used to make the unixoid world so good. And yes, Free Software has been reimplemented by commercial vendors multiple times. It's a good thing.

What the author is doing here is just repeating what Oracle claims. Oracle is, as we all know, not really a proponent of Free Software.

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