Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jun 2007 18:50 UTC, submitted by Punktyras
Linux "Hans Reiser is waiting for me, standing on the other side of an imitation-wood table. The room is small, the concrete walls bare. A guard locks the steel door from the outside. There is no sound. Reiser is wearing the red jumpsuit of a prisoner in solitary confinement, though he has been allowed to meet with me in this chilly visiting room. There was a time when he was known as a cantankerous but visionary open source programmer. His work was funded by the government; he was widely credited (and sometimes reviled) for rethinking the structure of the Linux operating system. Now he is known as prisoner BFP563."
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by ebasconp on Thu 28th Jun 2007 19:22 UTC
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2006-05-09

The software community knows Hans Reiser because his ReiserFS and it is very sad seeing him in those enormous personal problems.

Anyway, OSNews intends to be a technical/speculative news site, and referencing to that kind of news about Mr. Reiser has a morbid taste.

Edited 2007-06-28 19:24

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by kcy29581 on Thu 28th Jun 2007 21:11 in reply to ":("
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2006-05-11

Linked by Thom Holwerda, nothing else to say...

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by BluenoseJake on Fri 29th Jun 2007 02:24 in reply to "RE: :("
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2005-08-11

What the hell does that mean? Just read the article, make comments about the article, but don't blame the messenger, Thom just linked the article.

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by Duffman on Fri 29th Jun 2007 09:57 in reply to ":("
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2005-11-23

If you don't like the reality, just go to Disney World ...

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by ebasconp on Fri 29th Jun 2007 15:42 in reply to "RE: :("
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2006-05-09

I do not like the reality told in that sarcastic "Sarcastic = TRUE;" way.

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