Reply to post: Re: Phew...

$10bn Oracle v Google copyright jury verdict: Google wins, Java APIs in Android are Fair Use

Richard Plinston Silver badge

Re: Phew...

> Some copy of code was also involved

My understanding is that the original author of the initial implementation wrote much the same code in a re-implementation. It was just a few lines of code. The judge stated that it was an obvious block of code and thus was not copyrightable.

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