WebMink writes: The heart of Oracle's case against Google was that Android was fragmenting Java. But as Sun admitted repeatedly — notably at JavaOne in 2009, as the video linked from this article shows — Java ME was already a thoroughly fragmented platform in need of remediation. Has Oracle's decision to fire its one-shot Java defences at the wrong target cost it the ability to "defend" Java again?
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