Although Gosling’s web site is currently suffering the Digg effect at the same time it is being Slashdotted, you can get a good analysis of his remarks over at eWeek, here.
However in an 12 August blog post on the matter, Java creator James Gosling said:
“Oracle finally filed a patent lawsuit against Google. Not a big surprise. During the integration meetings between Sun and Oracle where we were being grilled about the patent situation between Sun and Google, we could see the Oracle lawyer’s eyes sparkle. Filing patent suits was never in Sun’s genetic code. Alas….