Here’s a little piece on one of microsoft’s many blogs…
I kind of think that this might actually be a really huge bit of news.
Why? My biggest two reasons are:
- Smartphone manufacturers making android phones won’t have to license the exFAT patent anymore to be able to support sd card storage on their devices.
- Microsoft used to use the patent on exFAT for years as a “weapon” to fight Linux. Now they themself want linux to support exFAT.