Thursday, 4 June 2009

Dalvik VM: How Google Android gets around Java licensing

So my android based google phone is on its way via ebay. Been looking into the Android architecture to remind myself why it's truly groundbreaking. Then came across a fascinating explanation of how google appears to have avoided horrendous licensing problems with java for mobile and got a version of Java's Standard Edition code into android by using the apache harmony project.

Fascinating. 
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