TomTom Settlement Aftermath: Get the FAT Out (Groklaw)
Posted Apr 2, 2009 16:26 UTC (Thu) by JoeBuck
Parent article: TomTom Settlement Aftermath: Get the FAT Out (Groklaw)
Go read the patent claims in question, and notice that every single claim requires the creation of a new filename. In other words, a read-only implementation cannot infringe. Also, an implementation that only allows the creation of traditional "8.3" filenames cannot infringe. So even if these patents are upheld, Linux systems can still read cards from digital cameras.
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