Oracle's FUD; Google's cud

Quotes of the Week:"Oracle is damned if they do and damned if they don't, so it figured it might as well do and try to get paid.  There's just tons and tons of potential money in this.

Quotes of the Week:

"Oracle is damned if they do and damned if they don't, so it figured it might as well do and try to get paid.  There's just tons and tons of potential money in this. But it's bad news for Java regardless of the outcome."

-Gartner analyst Mark Driver, quoted in CNN report on Oracle's lawsuit against Google for patent infringement on use of Java platform in its Android device. Context: Oracle's options were to watch the success of Android from the sidelines, or to take the risk of litigation.

"Google’s mistake is it has acted like a runaway dog in a nighttime meat factory, with it fangs into everything but with very little fully ingested."

- Dana Gardner, commenting on the Oracle v. Google suit here at the ZDNet community.