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SubjectRe: CONFIG_VFAT_FS_DUALNAMES regressions
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On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:08 AM, John Lanza <jdlanza@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> All:
>
> I think the email I just sent applies here, as well.  And I echo
> Tridge's sentiments about giving me a shout if you have some idea for
> qorkarounds.  I'm here to be a sounding board for you.
>
> johnl
>
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 9:24 AM, <tridge@samba.org> wrote:
> > Hi Pavel,
> >
> >  > Actually, why not having dosfsck creating _matching_ short names for
> >  > long names? As it only writes short names, it should be safe :-).
> >
> > As I mentioned to Boaz, what usually matters for claim construction in
> > patents is the overall system. I'm sure John Lanza would be happy to
> > run through it with you if you want a more legally detailed answer,
> > but basically breaking it up within the one system isn't likely to
> > help us.
> >
> > Like I mentioned to Boaz though, do keep thinking about it. There may
> > well be a better solution that nobody has suggested yet. You might
> > also like to read the file wrapper (availble on the USPTO site) which
> > shows the discussions between the patent office and the
> > applicant. That is often a good source of inspiration for patent
> > workarounds. If you think you've found something then it might be a
> > good idea to raise it with John Lanza first.
> >
> > Cheers, Tridge
> >
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