graeme_p - 10:03 am on Aug 15, 2010 (gmt 0)
many open source projects built around android have seen the wrath of google ip lawyers
Over copyrights (distributing Google proprietary apps), not patents, AFAIK.
I doubt its Oracle will behave in the same way as SCO overall - that was the last resort of a failing business, Oracle is anything but that.
What surprises me is that Google do not seem to have anticipated this, especially as Dalvik appears to have been designed to avoid reliance on anything Sun owns.
Software patents suck!