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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RE: a sad day
by Alex Forster on Thu 28th Jun 2007 21:10 UTC in reply to "a sad day"
Alex Forster
Member since:
2005-08-12

The end of the article (along with Reiser's inability to account for his front seat) seems to suggest Reiser knows more than he is telling.

"Sean Sturgeon Reiser's childhood friend and Nina's ex-lover" had apparently confessed to eight killings, but would not give names. He swears he did not kill Nina, but claims the author would 'weep and piss blood' if he knew all the details of Reiser's friendship with Sturgeon.

What the hell is that?

Ed: in any case, this would make for an amazing book. It's terrible that it's really happening to someone who seems to be a good man.

Edited 2007-06-28 21:12

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RE[2]: a sad day
by jayson.knight on Thu 28th Jun 2007 22:17 in reply to "RE: a sad day"
jayson.knight Member since:
2005-07-06

"Sean Sturgeon Reiser's childhood friend and Nina's ex-lover" had apparently confessed to eight killings, but would not give names. He swears he did not kill Nina, but claims the author would 'weep and piss blood' if he knew all the details of Reiser's friendship with Sturgeon. "

I wouldn't trust that Sturgeon guy as far as I could throw him...sounds like an extremely twisted f*ck who just wants attention.

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