Re: 3.0 wishlist Was: Overview of 2.2.x goals?

Dave Cinege (
Mon, 19 Jan 98 16:16:21 -0500

On Mon, 19 Jan 1998 10:08:09 +0000 (GMT), Alan Cox wrote:

>> > * R/W ntfs would be of use to many people.
>> That might not be doable. According to the comments in the ntfs source, it
>> is based largely on guesswork. Guesswork is fundementaly unsafe.
>That won't change. If you think microsoft are going to tell people how their
>stuff works and risk fair competition..

I don't understand the point to this anyhow. Write a full ext2
r/w implementation for NT, like was done with OS/2. Now that I use this
I could care less about R/W HPFS support.

Don't work towards a closed spec. Try to get away from it.

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