Updated 1:20 p.m. PT with additional analysis that comes to a different conclusion.
Did Google take code from Java when it built Android? Oracle sure thinks so, and now an expert on software patents seems to agree.
Florian Mueller, who writes the blog FOSS Patents, posted a lengthy examination today of 37 files within the Android 2.2 source code. Those files match files found in Oracle's Java technology, and were even marked "PROPRIETARY/CONFIDENTIAL" by Sun Microsystems, the inventor of Java which Oracle acquired last year.