"Daniel Phillips received a big shock recently while reading the
wording of three software patents forwarded by a friend on his
"The cause of his astonishment, according to Phillips, was
his recognition of the software described in the patents as his own
Tux2 filesystem. Sunnyvale, Calif.,-based Network Appliances filed
three patents, one each issued in 1998, 1999, and 2000, that spell
out the details of a filesystem Phillips says is based on his
earlier work on Tux2."
"Tux2 is my Ext2-based filesystem project, designed to keep your
priceless files safer and give you improved robustness and
instant-off/instant-on operation," Phillips explains."
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