Rooting for Google itself, who is simply pursuing the most effective solution for their own business (and brand)? That’s something entirely different.
So yeah, I'm rooting for Google and I have no hesitation or shame rooting for Google -- because for better or worse, Google is the company fighting for my rights in this case, and I want to win.
Turns out, inventing a whole language every time you need to write a new library is an enormous pain in the ass.
(I'm all for crapping on Oracle, I guess the lesson is to weave that into any post on this topic).