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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: Introducing Lanyard Filesystem
On Sunday 2012-08-19 15:34, Dan Luedtke wrote:

>I analyzed about 600k file stored on various removable storage devices.
>80 volunteers sent in data about their devices, generated by a program
>(windows) and scripts (linux, bsd, osx) I wrote for that purpose. The
>data shows that people use more complex filesystems as soon as they are
>confronted with problems (mostly the 4GB limit). After that they have
>problems getting their data accessed by other systems. I derived from
>that, that we need a filesystem that is so simple that even unpopular
>operating systems can implement it without having their business plan

Those unpopular OSes do not care about *any other* filesystem at all.

The only way to get a filesystem accepted is by making an ISO standard
out of it - or something in that direction - *and* use it thoroughly
in products, like UDF. Even then, support for new revisions of UDF
has been rather slow-coming.

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