Recordable CDROM accessing system

  • US 5,666,531 A
  • Filed: 04/07/1995
  • Issued: 09/09/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/07/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for entering new information on a recordable CDROM operatively connected an operating system of a computer system having an updatable memory comprising:

  • a) opening a directory in an updatable memory, said directory being identifiable with a directory on a CDROM, said directory in the updatable memory constituting a working directory,b) storing the data on the CDROM and updating the working directory to reflect the data on the CDROM,c) upon completion of the data entry, copying the working directory from the updatable memory to the track on the CDROM containing the last entered data, writing a track information map, and closing the track where the data is entered,such that an operating system accessing data stored on the CDROM is routed by the working directory directly to the latest revision of such data on the CDROM, any previous versions of said data which are still present on the CDROM being transparent to the operating system.

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