angry tapir writes "Google's decision this week to ask the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to re-examine a number of the Oracle patents at issue in the companies' ongoing intellectual-property case could have a significant effect on how the dispute plays out. Oracle has sued Google, claiming the Google-backed Android OS violated a number of Oracle-held Java patents and copyrights." Link to Original Source
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too
hard to write.