patented FTL format

Matthias Fuchs matthias.fuchs at
Thu Oct 1 05:23:07 EDT 2009

On Wednesday 30 September 2009 19:28, David Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 05:32:34PM +0200, Matthias Fuchs wrote:
> >Or with other words, does a translation layer (we would also call it
> >differently) that allows using things like ext3 on a bare NAND chip
> >conflict with any patents?
> I'm going to guess that most of the people who know the answer to this
> question won't be able to talk about it.  Opinions from
> non-legal-experts probably isn't all that useful anyway.
I hope to get an idea about a starting point where to find the answer.
I did no ask anybody to sign his answer.

I expected get heard by the maintainer of the FTL code. Somebody
must have added the notice to the source code. Perhaps that person
knows why :-)


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