NTFS-3G Maker Signs IP Deal with Microsoft About exFAT

http://www.osnews.com/story/22062/NTFS-3G_Maker_Signs_IP_Deal_with_Microsoft_About_exFAT

其望Linux有open source exFAT support

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原帖由 computer1975 於 2009-8-27 14:53 發表
其望Linux有open source exFAT support


don't forget patent threat

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原帖由 davidtlwong 於 2009-8-27 20:52 發表


don't forget patent threat


NTFS 都是M$ Patent。不過經過10多年reverse engineering,變成ntfs-3g免費版

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reverse engineering doesn't meant it doesn't infringe patents.

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原帖由 davidtlwong 於 2009-8-28 20:43 發表
reverse engineering doesn't meant it doesn't infringe patents.


rewrite with 100% new code is no problem

Don't forgot today PC (Personal Computer) which was invented by IBM. Third Party company rewrite BIOS in cleaning room and use that BIOS in PC compatible computer. IBM can not sure them!

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原帖由 computer1975 於 2009-8-28 21:56 發表


rewrite with 100% new code is no problem

Don't forgot today PC (Personal Computer) which was invented by IBM. Third Party company rewrite BIOS in cleaning room and use that BIOS in PC compatible co ...


100% rewrite doesn't mean it doesn't use the technology "protected" by patent.
long file name in FAT32 is the case.

[ 本帖最後由 davidtlwong 於 2009-8-28 22:26 編輯 ]

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gif, mp3, jpeg2000 are in the similar case too

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