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Old 04-06-21, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Juan Foote View Post
I would not go so far as to say "screw up", but it damned sure would have made Oracle the Gatekeeper, big and rich as hell after everyone had to pay them royalties/licensing.
It really would have been bad in a lot of ways for most tires of computers including phones. We would lose a lot of flexibility and the ability of many things to work together. The rest would be more expensive. A lot of ISVs would be sued out of existence sooner or later.
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