This definitely shows that Google is confirming that they have infringed are are currently infringing on the patents otherwise why would they need a work around. Besides they still owe the money. See you at $12.
Welcome to GOOG's big bluff. Anyone who writes code knows you just dont fly by night on anything. It can take years to design test debug test more trial implementation, etc etc etc Thats why googs move is all bs imo.