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Lindholm Says E-Mail Didn’t Refer to Sun’s License

April 19, 2012

(Corrects date of e-mail in the first paragraph.)

Google Inc. (GOOG:US) engineer Tim Lindholm testified that the “license” he wrote about in a 2010 e-mail didn’t refer to Sun Microsystems Inc.’s Java license.

Lindholm testified at a trial in federal court in San Francisco in Oracle Corp. (ORCL:US)’s lawsuit against Google claiming the leading search engine operator stole Java software technology in creating its Android operating system. Oracle acquired Sun in 2010.

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