[arch-dev-public] our FAT support and Microsoft
daniel.isenmann at gmx.de
Sun May 3 08:18:57 EDT 2009
On Sun, 3 May 2009 10:12:03 +0200
Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> Am Fri, 3 Apr 2009 07:59:37 +0200 (CEST)
> schrieb Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de>:
> > http://www.linux-foundation.org/weblogs/jzemlin/2009/03/31/on-the-tomtom-settlement-microsoft-rolls-back-its-%E2%80%9Copen%E2%80%9D-promises/
> > I haven't done further investigations but it seems we should take
> > care about keep supporting the FAT file system.
> > How is the state with NTFS? Is the license situation there more
> > safe?
> > Opinions?
> > -Andy
> Kernel developers are working on it:
> We might think to use this option in our next kernel packages.
I think this a step backwards if we do this. We loose functionality
in (correct) writing nearly all USB mass storage devices. Why
should we do that? I think this is only really important to companies
which sell embedded linux, like Jan mentioned it.
-1 from my side for doing this.
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