Tue Aug 30 17:20:58 CDT 2005
allowed to use ntfs.sys, ntoskrnl.exe the way he/she wants legally. They
need to be checked (plus consider what's legal today can be illegal
tomorrow, so keep checking).
Or just ask Microsoft. At the same time you could also ask if they have
patents on NTFS. I couldn't find any contrary to the rumours.
There was a fuss years ago about Microsoft wanted to sue Linux NTFS
developers, but the fact seems to be Microsoft threatened only Jeff V.
Merkey because he had signed NDA with Microsoft, still he was developing
and distributing NTFS tools for Linux. Microsoft denied all of this
publicly. You can google up the full story but IMHO it's better just to
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