It has been an interesting week. Our Microsoft PR went through the media pretty much as expected. Some coverage:

Brief answers to frequently asked questions so far:

  • The agreements do not allow us to distribute end-user or open source exFAT drivers for Linux. We are communicating with Microsoft and hope to do that in the near future. A solution is needed before exFAT becomes a de facto standard.
  • The agreements do not change anything regarding NTFS drivers. We will continue to distribute and support NTFS-3G both under GPL and commercial licenses.