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Re: Fedora Core 2 wishlists



On Wed, 2003-12-17 at 03:57, Colin Charles wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-12-12 at 17:29, Stephen Smoogen wrote:
> >  
> > > > Wish 1:
> > > >     NTFS kernel support (any reason why it's not integrated?)
> > > 
> > > Potential patent issues.
> > > 
> > 
> > I am guessing that FAT system may also be removed or paired down at some
> > point?
> 
> No! Removing FAT support will be a real problem for Fedora IMHO. People
> will start using it less, and its not going to be easy to get
> partitioning done.
> 
> Removing FAT support will have negative implications.

FAT is patented my Microsoft, and they're recently announced that
they're going to start enforcing that patent. It's not a question of how
useful FAT is, it's a question of whether or not we *have* to remove it.




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