Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Sep 2012 21:45 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Microsoft and RIM have announced that RIM has licensed Redmond's exFAT patents. The press release contains a ridiculous amount of hyperbole nonsense, and if you translate it into regular people speak, it basically comes down to RIM paying Microsoft protection money for stupid nonsensical software patents. Ridiculous articles like like this make it seem as if we're talking about patents on major technological breakthroughs, but don't be fooled: this is because for some inexplicable reason, we're using crappy FAT for SD cards.
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RE[2]: Comment by marcp
by tidux on Wed 19th Sep 2012 14:26 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by marcp"
tidux
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2011-08-13

I'd say ext4, really. It's safer than ext2, and actually faster on flash media. It's only a tiny bit slower than FAT32 but can do silly things like hold a 4.7GB DVD iso.

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