Robert Huff roberthuff at
Sun Mar 11 18:27:14 UTC 2012

Alejandro Imass writes:

>  >> > > FAT rules!
>  >> >
>  >> > Uh . . . what?
>  >>
>  >> It is on every phone, every camera, every toaster ...
>  The only reason it's so popular is not precisely for good design.

	I can think of two:
	Its properties are well understood.
	There are a multitude of drivers, at least some well-coded.
Many are even open source.  :-)

	And for one of its tasks - as a format for media to be read
by multiple devices, presumably under the control of/with the
permission of a single person - what exactly is the better

					Robert Huff

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