M$ to license FAT

aacton aacton-B71PBEe7S7Y at public.gmane.org
Fri Dec 5 23:38:42 UTC 2003


On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 18:21, James Knott wrote:
> The only place I use FAT, is on systems that also run Windows.

I don't think it's hard drives that will be the problem, it's that most
digital cameras, USB key drives, and MP3 players use FAT, so it will
just inflate the prices of these items.  I'm sure there are free
alternatives that are just as good, but do you think the maker of a $600
camera will care?

Austin

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