Re: A couple of "really not corrects"
Extending copyright to APIs: well, you know what I think about that.
I'm really surprised more people haven't picked up on it, because it has huge disruptive effects on the industry. And not in any good way.
The Lindholm email is just what it is. Page asked a very knowledgeable Java veteran what to do. The guy said: we need a license to do what we're doing. Google chose to poker bluff its way into court instead.