Open Invention Network or LF?
Posted Feb 26, 2009 19:29 UTC (Thu) by JoeBuck
In reply to: Open Invention Network or LF?
Parent article: Microsoft sues TomTom
The patents don't cover FAT, but VFAT (that is, the extension of FAT to allow filenames that don't fit the old 8.3 DOS naming restrictions).
FAT itself is so old (from the 1970s) that any patents (had there been any; you couldn't patent software in the US in the 1970s) would have expired long ago.
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