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Old 17th June 2010
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Default Oracle's Java police derailed by Google TV

From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06...armony_oracle/

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While the authorities governing Java fiddle, the power is passing to another: Google.

Four years back, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) had a very public falling out with Sun Microsystems over the Test Compatibility Kits (TCKs) used to certify Java.

Sun courted acclaim by open-sourcing Java, but then threw it away by mysteriously drawing the line at changing the license on the TCKs. ASF hit back with public letters and protest votes against Sun via the Java Community Process, the body stewarding Java.

It's been a deadlock ever since.
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