[ros-general] Microsoft wants royalties for use of FAT
noog at libero.it
Fri Dec 5 01:21:29 CET 2003
At 00.56 05/12/2003, you wrote:
>However I think this is yet again bully-boy tactics by Mr. Gates and his
>cronies, attempting to squeeze every last cent (or penny) out of anyone
>having anything to do with technology they "invented".
well, they invented VFAT, as long as I can tell. I can't name any other
broken filesystem on which long filename support was later shoehorned in a
backward-compatible way by using multiple linked directory entries (ugh!
that hurts!) for each file
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