Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Mon Feb 13 2006 - 11:41:48 EST

>> Well, "any user" just opens his Windows Explorer and takes a look at the
>> icon of his drive D:\\ to see whether it's a CD-ROM or DVD. It is
>> interesting to see professional programmers often argue that a
>This is not true: a drive letter mapping does not need to exist on MS-WIN
>in order to be able to access it via ASPI or SPTI.
I have to support this view. Linux filesystems do not show up in Windows
Explorer (because there's obviously an fs driver lacking), but there's
always a way to damage your Linux from within Windows.

Jan Engelhardt
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