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Wine project and Oracle google trail over aoi copyright

Wine is a project that allow user to run windows apps on linux os.
It does that by reimplementation of the windows api.

However Oracle claim that API are copyrightable able and sue google for reimplementation of Java api.

If they win, then wine project will be in the same problem.

microsoft could claim that they have copyright over the windows API, and that therefore this project violate their copyright by reimplement their windows API.

Other open source project will be hurt as well.

In fact any open source project that reimplement a proprietary software will become illegal, not only wine.
Theoretically microsoft will be able to shutdown mono as well.

Linus itself was reimplementation of unix api.

What are the open source organizations are doing to stop this madness?

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Apache::Session::Oracle - An implementation of Apache::Session SYNOPSIS
use Apache::Session::Oracle; #if you want Apache::Session to open new DB handles: tie %hash, 'Apache::Session::Oracle', $id, { DataSource => 'dbi:Oracle:sessions', UserName => $db_user, Password => $db_pass, Commit => 1 }; #or, if your handles are already opened: tie %hash, 'Apache::Session::Oracle', $id, { Handle => $dbh, Commit => 1 }; DESCRIPTION
This module is an implementation of Apache::Session. It uses the Oracle backing store and no locking. See the example, and the documentation for Apache::Session::Store::Oracle for more details. USAGE
The special Apache::Session argument for this module is Commit. You MUST provide the Commit argument, which instructs this module to either commit the transaction when it is finished, or to simply do nothing. This feature is provided so that this module will not have adverse interactions with your local transaction policy, nor your local database handle caching policy. The argument is mandatory in order to make you think about this problem. This module also respects the LongReadLen argument, which specifies the maximum size of the session object. If not specified, the default maximum is 8 KB. AUTHOR
This module was written by Jeffrey William Baker <>. SEE ALSO
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