Hans Reiser Guilty of First Degree Murder

By Jim

I knew I heard his name before.  I think I was a college senior when I first heard the ReiserFS filesystem.  Flashback on Linux101 days… here’s the news as I have read from The Wired Blog Network :OAKLAND, California — Jurors found Linux programmer Hans Reiser guilty of first degree murder on Monday for killing his estranged wife in 2006. The verdict was made after nearly a six-month trial and nearly three days of deliberation

The case was handled by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Larry Goodman. Reiser faces a mandatory sentence of 25 years to life in prison. After the reading of the verdict, Reiser was immediately removed from the courtroom by a bailiff.

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