Reply to post: Re: Google's arguments fail

Reusing software 'interfaces' is fine, Google tells Supreme Court, pleads: Think of the devs!

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Re: Google's arguments fail

> What do you think is the actual basis in law for "ownership of the java community"?

When sun/Oracle spent the money on marketing their technology to java programmers, the money they spent must have value. The value must be somewhere in the output of their marketing activity, i.e. when they got java programmers to use java technology, that change must have owner. Sun/Oracle is the owner of java community when they caused many people to make decisions to use java.

As the owner of people's collective java usage decisions, sun/oracle can control the java technology.

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