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Open source Java for Android? Don't bet on it

TechWorld - Industry observers aren't optimistic, despite chatter about the possibility in OpenJDK circles.

Google's Android mobile software platform, as we know, has caused quite a conflict with Oracle, given Oracle's failed lawsuit that claimed Java-like Android infringed on Java patents and copyrights. But now, might Oracle and Google, or even just one of them, decide to formally develop an open source implementation of Java especially for Android?