[linux-elitists] Microsoft licensing FAT?
Fri Dec 5 19:28:17 PST 2003
In message <20031205164532.GG11050@ix.netcom.com>,
"Karsten M. Self" <email@example.com> wrote:
> My first thought: what alternative filesystems might be suitable
> replacements? A quarter million dollars is a pretty significant
> incentive to use an existing alternative. My first thought is minix,
> which is suitable for small media (including floppies).
Minix only has 14-character filenames, and if I remember correctly a
64 MB maximum filesystem size. (Yes, MB.)
> Minimal requirements:
> - Directory support.
> - Long filename support.
> - i18n support.
For embedded applications, a well-tested library with non-GPL license
is a huge help.
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