19307762 story Can Android Without Dalvik Avoid Oracle's Wrath? 264 Posted by Soulskill on Sunday February 20, 2011 @12:39AM from the just-kidding-nobody-can-avoid-oracle's-wrath dept. jfruhlinger writes "Despite the fact that Oracle is suing Google over claims that Android violates Java IP, Android is roaring ahead in the marketplace. Still, some groups are wondering if they can implement Android without incurring Oracle's current or future wrath by avoiding the Dalvik VM. A project called IcedRobot aims to create a GNU-compatible version of Android, and rumors abound that RIM is planning on putting an OpenJDK-version of Android on its upcoming PlayBook tablets."