[ros-dev] Patent on FAT
Ge van Geldorp
gvg at reactos.org
Wed Jan 11 13:43:32 CET 2006
> From: Murphy, Ged (Bolton)
> nitro2k01 wrote:
> > I haven't seen the patant documents, but doesn't this mean that any
> > file system which stores both long and short file names on the same
> > volume would be theoreticlly affected?
> No. Long files names were incorporated into unix systems long
> before the days FAT, or even DOS.
> This patent (if correct) is linked to FAT only.
AFAIK, it is about storing both a long and a short filename for the same
file in the same directory.
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