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SubjectRe: Large-FAT32-Filesystem Bug
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On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 05:17:00AM -0800, jdow wrote:
> From: "Torsten Scheck" <torsten.scheck@gmx.de>
>
> > Dear friends:
> >
> > I already sent a message to the VFAT maintainer, but I decided
> > to additionally bother this list with a warning. This way some
> > readers might avoid data loss.
>
> This all may be moot. Microsoft is about to charge a royalty for
> use of the FAT file system. http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/ip/tech/fat.asp
>
The claim some patents, but aren't FAT so old that they have
expired?

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