Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
t.alex
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
t.alex   5/9/2012 12:30:00 PM
NO RATINGS
Oracle wins already.. Patent is doing no good to the society but the commercial company.

EREBUS0
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
EREBUS0   5/5/2012 7:40:24 PM
NO RATINGS
I new this would happen when Oracle purchased the company. Oracle has NEVER been a user friendly company and I refuse to knowingly use any of its products.

cpns
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
cpns   5/3/2012 11:23:02 AM
NO RATINGS
@Embd SW netwk: No the *documents* are copyright. Using the documents to produce a compliant implementation is not breach of the document copyright. Purchasing the document alone *is* purchasing a licence to implement a compliant product. Copyright and patent are not the same thing, though they both deal with intellectual property. One is about original content, the other about original invention.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
rick merritt   5/2/2012 8:51:44 PM
NO RATINGS
I'd love to hear a bit more about what are the specific technical goodies that make Dalvik superior to the Java VM. ...and analysis from objective s/w engineers about whether you believe it.

t.alex
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
t.alex   5/2/2012 1:16:06 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, it is so. Java apps used to run on phones before but with little impression. Dalvik VM did improve a lot.

Neo10
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
Neo10   5/2/2012 3:55:29 AM
NO RATINGS
The google android site features a detailed video by it's engineer on what constitues the Dalvik VM and how it is different from JVM. I suppose google to have taken all necessary precautions to this effect.

cdhmanning
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
cdhmanning   5/2/2012 3:31:04 AM
NO RATINGS
Stack-based VMs have been around for a long time. For example, the UCSD Pascal suite of the 1970's used a VM called p-code and there were numerous other examples. Having worked on both p-code and JVMs, I struggle to see that the JVM has any huge leaps of invention past p-code beyond the addition of exception handling and garbage collection - features apparent in other VMs such as some LISP systems and postscript.

cdhmanning
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
cdhmanning   5/2/2012 3:22:58 AM
NO RATINGS
Ultimately the opinions of an engineer have no bearing on the matter. All that matters is the legal position. As for the Dalvik VM, there is a very valid technical purpose for such a thing. It is not just some attempt to wiggle off a legal hook. Dalvik can be implemented more efficiently than JVM on many architectures.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
rick merritt   5/1/2012 11:53:04 PM
NO RATINGS
He is, with reservations.

t.alex
User Rank
Author
re: Java's father says Oracle is “in the right”
t.alex   5/1/2012 10:41:53 PM
NO RATINGS
Gosling should be protecting his own creation, favoring the 'Sun' side.

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
5G LTE is on the way. These systems will require more ...
Protecting sensitive electronic circuitry from voltage ...
09:45
Watch as a web server authenticates or rejects a water ...
Protecting sensitive electronic circuitry from voltage ...
Watch as a web server authenticates or rejects a water ...
Protecting sensitive electronic circuitry from voltage ...
Power can be a gating factor in success or failure of ...
Get to market faster and connect your next product to the ...
00:44
See how microQSFP is setting a new standard for tomorrow’s ...
The LTC3649 step-down regulator combines key features of a ...
Once the base layer of a design has been taped out, making ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
The LTC2380-24 is a versatile 24-bit SAR ADC that combines ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
02:46
Wireless Power enables applications where it is difficult ...
07:41
LEDs are being used in current luxury model automotive ...
With design sizes expected to increase by 5X through 2020, ...
01:48
Linear Technology’s LT8330 and LT8331, two Low Quiescent ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...