Hans Reiser sentenced to 15 years in prison

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Mrkvonic, Aug 30, 2008.

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  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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  2. dw426

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    Good riddance to him, of course now we'll have to pay the taxes and help take care of the guy in there. Hanging is much cheaper. Anyway, hey, look on the bright side, if he gets to take a job as a computer class instructor in there, Linux may have a chance after all. God knows there's enough prisoners here to convert to give Linux a hell of a start :)
     
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    What is going to happen to the file system?
     
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    It's likely that there were others working on it with him directly or themselves, so it can probably be taken over where he left off. Even if no one but him was doing any coding, it's open source (I assume), so some knowledgeable person will take over probably.
     
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    I don't think it was going anywhere anyhow.... Older SUSE versions used it, but have since dropped it..
     
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    Rough story.
     
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