Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 8th Jun 2008 15:53 UTC, submitted by sonic2000gr
Legal The story of Hans Reiser, the eccentric file system programmer, is a tragic one. The author of the ReiserFS was arrested under suspicion of the murder of his wife Nina Reiser in 2006, and was declared guilty in April 2008. Some still placed doubts about the conviction, stating that he might be innocent. It now seems that all doubt has been quelled, since Alameda County District Attorney Thomas Orloff has revealed that Hans Reiser will disclose the location of Nina's body for a reduced sentence.
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RE: Well...
by evangs on Sun 8th Jun 2008 17:40 UTC in reply to "Well..."
evangs
Member since:
2005-07-07

It was obvious right from the start to anybody with more than two functioning brain cells that Hans Reiser wasn't acting like an innocent man. While the evidence in his trial were "circumstantial", that's a lot of circumstantial evidence to go by.

This development comes as no surprise to me.

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RE[2]: Well...
by google_ninja on Sun 8th Jun 2008 20:27 in reply to "RE: Well..."
google_ninja Member since:
2006-02-05

http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/15-07/ff_hansreiser?cu...

That was the piece that did it for me. After that I didn't have much in the way of doubt.

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RE[3]: Well...
by angrykeyboarder on Wed 11th Jun 2008 10:35 in reply to "RE[2]: Well..."
angrykeyboarder Member since:
2008-06-11

Yep. I remember that article well. Reiser was beyond geek a long time ago. Too bad he never got any help.

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