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Old 24th December 2017
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Originally Posted by beiroot View Post
BTW, why NTFS will be RO permanently?
Probably because developing it any further is not worth the effort:
1. not enough manpower is available (most of the time these projects are one-person endeavors);
2. both developers and users are more likely to come from the Linux world and be more familiar with it and its filesystems than with Windows and its filesystems, therefore interest is very limited at best;
3. there's a good-enough third-party alternative that's been around for quite some time (NTFS-3G).

FreeBSD's native version for instance was removed altogether not long ago.
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