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: Why all the gloating?
by Gorgak on Mon 9th Jun 2008 09:57 UTC in reply to "Why all the gloating?"
Gorgak
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2007-05-30

Since we evolved into humans, or even earlier, I suppose. We are mammals - with exceptionally high intelligence, compared to other mammals - but we are still animals and this is how we behave.

I find myself telling the Reiser story to my friends who are otherwise not interested in free software, and they suck it up like sponges. Not flattering, but true.

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