Reply to post: Re: I wish Linux would support the Apple File System (APFS)

'Disappearing' data under ZFS on Linux sparks small swift tweak

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Re: I wish Linux would support the Apple File System (APFS)

And, prey tell, who and how is going to collect the money for the license ? Let's say that a Linux distro could come up with a couple of hundred millions of dollars to buy the license. How are they going to cover the loss ? Sell copies of Linux ? no problemo but you also have to give the source code (ouch!) so you will not get many buyers unless you lock them in with serial numbers, genuine advantage, DRM (beurk!) to make sure they pay and and also prevent them from sharing the installation disk.

To me personally, APFS does not worth it if I have to give up my end-user freedoms.

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