Re: Java?s Future Lies In Mobile?

Lew <>
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 03:44:44 -0500
David Segall wrote:

Arne Vajh??j wrote:

It is not certified Java SE (it uses a different GUI), so
calling it Java would violate trademarks etc..

But they *do* call it Java! How are we passing this by? It says right there,
"... developing applications on the Android platform using the Java
programming language."

Using a different GUI doesn't violate Java trademarks. Otherwise SWT would be
in violation, and it isn't. Nor is Echo2. Etc.

But it is still Java.

If it weren't, then use of the 'java.' and 'javax.' package namespaces really
would be a violation.

Plus they *are* using the Java trademark in their associated documentation.

Just that Google pushes Eclipse.

I'm sorry to break this to you, but that was a beautifully constructed fantasy.

It is actual Java, actually so. Google says so flat out. As has been quoted
multiple times. It doesn't get any freaking plainer than that. No need to
spin cotton-candy fairy tales over it.

Ah! I did not know it was a different GUI. That explains why Eclipse
is preferred because, as I understand it, Google has provided a GUI
builder for Eclipse and the Netbeans GUI builder won't work.

That's begging the question.

The reason Google provided a GUI builder for Eclipse is that they preferred it.

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